WOMEN'S SWIMMING - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: 5'10 & 150

DATE OF BIRTH: November 20, 1991 (24)

HOMETOWN & RESIDENCE: Granite Bay, CA / Manhattan Beach, CA

DISCIPLINE: Open Water Swimming 5k, 10k /// & 200m Butterfly, 400m Medley, 400 Freestyle & 800m Freestyle Long Course

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: Since 2012 (4)

FAMILY: Mom - Colette, Dad - Randy, Sisters - Alyssa and Jordan, Boyfriend - Chase

OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE: 2016 RIO, earned spot for Olympic Team in 10K at FINA 2015 World Championship in Kazan, Russia / 2012 LONDON, Silver Medal

Courtesy of FINA - Haley Anderson with Greece and German medalists at the FINA 2015 World Championship in Kazan, Russia (July 25, 2015) where she won the 5k Open Water title.  The medal was the 500th FINA World Championship medal all-time for the United States.

Courtesy of FINA - Haley Anderson with Greece and German medalists at the FINA 2015 World Championship in Kazan, Russia (July 25, 2015) where she won the 5k Open Water title.  The medal was the 500th FINA World Championship medal all-time for the United States.

FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 2015 KAZAN, RUSSIA Gold Medal (5K) / 2013 BARCELONA, SPAIN Gold Medal (5K)

FINA MARATHON 10k OPEN WATER WORLD CUP MEDALS: 2015 Cozumel, MEX (Gold)

US NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 2016 Silver Medal - 5k Open Water / 2015 Gold Medal - 5k Open Water, 2015 Silver Medal - 10k Open Water / 2014 Gold Medal - 5k Open Water, 2014 Silver Medal - 10k Open Water / 2013 Gold - 5k Open Water / 2012 Silver - 10k Open Water / 2011 Silver - 800m Freestyle / 2009 Bronze - 800m Freestyle 

Courtesy of FINA - Haley Anderson with Brazilian and Italian medalists at the FINA Marathon Open Water World Cup in Cozumel, Mexico (May 2015).

WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES MEDALS: 2011 Gold Medal - 1500m Freestyle and Silver Medal 800m Freestyle

PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 2014 GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA 800m (Long Course) -  /10km (Open Water) - [NOTE: Event was moved to MAUI, HAWAII due to poor water conditions in Australia.  Open Water was contested with the Jr Pan Pacs which was ongoing in Maui.]  2014, MAUI, HAWAII Gold Medal

US GRAND PRIX MEDALS: 2015 AT&T Winter National Championships - 200m Butterfly (Gold), 800m Freestyle & 400m Freestyle (Silver)

Off the coast of Laihana, Maui, Hawaii, August of 2014 Pan Pacs Championship Top 3

U.S. CLUB AND COACH: Trojan Swim Club / Catherine Vogt

EDUCATION: University of Southern California (Communications) '13

PROFESSIONAL HONORS: 2015 Nominee, Golden Goggles Awards for Best Female Athlete & Best Female Race of the Year // 2015 U.S. Aquatic Sports Convention Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year // 2014 Award Winner, Golden Goggles Awards, Perseverance Award 

COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC HONORS: 2013 Gold Medal in 500 yard and 1650 yard Freestyle / 2012 Gold in 500 yard Freestyle and Bronze in 1650 yard Freestyle / 2011 Bronze in 1650 yard Freestyle.  11x All American Honors

PACIFIC 12 CONFERENCE HONORS: 7x Conference Champion

EQUIPMENT USED IN COMPETITION: Arena

ENDORSEMENTS:  Arena North America // Ralph Lauren // SwimOutlet.com // Upper Deck // Topps // KT Tape

SOCIAL MEDIA: @SwimHaley - Twitter / Instagram: SwimHaley / Facebook Fan Page: www.Facebook.com/HaleyAndersonUSA 

CHARITY EVENTS:  2015 - Gold Meets Golden (promotion of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles)

NOTES:  Her Olympic medal was the first by the United States in the Open Water discipline.  Her sister Alyssa won a Gold Medal in London as a part of the 4x200 meter relay freestyle team.  Her younger sister, Jordan, will become the third of the sisters to become a Pac 12 Conference swimmer when she attends the University of Utah in the Fall of 2015.  Alyssa attended the University of Arizona.

Her medal in 5k at the 2015 FINA World Championship was the 500th medal in the history of the event for the United States.