Olivia Smoliga

Glenview, Ill.
BIRTHDATE    October 12, 1994
HEIGHT    6' 2" (188.0 cm)
BIRTHDATE October 12, 1994
HEIGHT 6' 2" (188.0 cm)
CLUB NAME
Athens Bulldog Swim Club (ABSC-GA)
COACH NAME
Robert Bowman

FOLLOW
FAST FACTS
  • Two-Time Olympian (2020, 2016)

  • Two Olympic Games medals (1g, 1b)

  • Five World Champs LCM medals (4g, 1b)

FUN FACTS
  • High School Glenbrook South H.S. '12

  • College Georgia '17

  • College Major Exercise and Sport Science

  • Future Professional Aspirations Becoming a gardener and owning a farm

  • Parents Tom and Elizabeth Smoliga

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Sleeping, eating, listening to music, walking her dog (Stella)

  • Most Influential Person "My parents for their persistence and dedication. They shower my brother and I with unconditional love and the best hugs."

  • Favorites race: "Too many to choose from, dawg. Team USA is the best."

  • Favorites sports teams: "Chicago Blackhawks and AFC Richmond (shoutout Ted Lasso)"

  • ISL Team Cali Condors

Career Highlights
  • 2x Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • 2x Olympic medalist (1g, 1b)
  • 4x World Championships (LCM) medalist (3g, 1b)
  • 1x Pan American Games medalist (1s)
  • 10x U.S. National Team member
  • 3x U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming qualifier
Olympics History
  • 2020: Bronze, 4x100m FR-R (pr)
  • 2016: Gold, 400m Med-R (pr); 6th, 100m BK
World Champs History
  • 2019: Gold, 50m BK; Gold, 4x100 Med-R (pr); Bronze, 100m Bk
  • 2017: Gold, 4x100m FR-R (pr); 4th, 100m BK
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: 9th, 100m BK; 11th, 200m BK
Pan Ams History
  • 2015: Silver, 100m BK
SC Worlds History
  • 2018: Gold, 50m BK; Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 400m FR-R; Gold, 400m MR; Gold, 200m FR-R; Gold, 200m MR; Gold, Mixed, 200m FR-R; Gold, Mixed, 200m MR
Olympic Trials History
  • 2020: 3rd, 100m FR; 3rd, 100m BK; 26th, 50m FR
  • 2016: 1st, 100m BK; 4th, 50 FR; 10th, 100m FR
  • 2012: 4th, 100m BK; 23rd, 50m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 1st, 50m BK; 2nd, 100m BK; 5th, 200m BK; 12th, 100m FR; T-13th, 50m FR
  • 2017: 2nd, 100m BK; 5th, 50m FR; 5th, 100m FR; 32nd, 50m BK
  • 2015: T-5th, 100m BK; 7th, 50m FR
  • 2014: 3rd, 50m BK; 5th, 100m BK; T-20th, 50m FR; T-25th, 100m FR
  • 2013: 5th, 100m BK; 9th, 50m BK; 19th, 50m FR; 21st, 100m FR
  • 2011: 21st, 100m BK; T-27th, 50m FR; T-30th, 50m FR; 31st, 200m BK
NCAA History
  • 2017: 2nd, 50y FR; 2nd, 100y FR; 2nd, 100y BK; 2nd, 4x100y FR-R; 3rd, 4x50y FR-R; 6th, 4x100y Med-R; 9th, 4x50y Med-R
  • 2016: 1st, 50y FR; 1st, 100y FR; 2nd, 4x100y FR-R; 3rd, 4x50y FR-R; 4th, 4x100y Med-R; 7th, 4x50y Med-R; 9th, 100y BK
  • 2015: 3rd, 4x50y FR-R; 3rd, 4x100y FR-R; T-5th, 100y BK; 5th, 4x50y Med-R; 8th, 50y FR; 9th, 100y FR
  • 2014: 1st, 50y FR; 3rd, 4x50y FR-R; 3rd, 4x100y Med-R; 4th, 4x100y FR-R; 5th, 4x50y Med-R; 9th, 100y FR; 9th, 100y BK

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