Kathleen Elizabeth Hersey is an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics and finished fourth in the 200-meter butterfly in 2012.
About Kathleen Hersey
U.S. women's swimmer who earned four gold medals at the 2007 Pan American Games, and competed at the 2012 Olympics.
She competed for the University of Texas, where she won close to a dozen Big 12 Conference championships and was a seven-time All-American.
Though she finished fourth at the 200-meter butterfly, she said she learned a lot from the experience.
Adopted by her parents when she was just a few days old, she took inspiration particularly from her father, who never let being wheelchair-bound stop him.
Breeja Larson aso competed for the U.S. in swimming events at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Information related to Kathleen Hersey
- Texas Longhorns - The Texas Longhorns are the athletic teams that represent The University of Texas at Austin.
- Texas Longhorns women's swimmers
- American female medley swimmers
- American female butterfly swimmers
- Swimmers at the 2007 Pan American Games
- American adoptees
- Sportspeople from Atlanta
- Olympic swimmers of the United States