Annie Lazor (born August 17, 1994) is an American competitive swimmer. She competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics, where she won the bronze medal in the 200 m breaststroke.

Annie Lazor
Personal information
Nickname(s)Anne
National teamUnited States
Born (1994-08-17) August 17, 1994 (age 27)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
College team
CoachRay Looze

Early life and educationEdit

Lazor was born in Detroit, Michigan, to David and Stacey Lazor. She has two siblings. Lazor attended Wylie E. Groves High School in Beverly Hills, Michigan, where she was a state champion in swimming. She graduated from high school in 2012. In 2016, she graduated from Auburn University.[1][2]

Swimming careerEdit

Lazor competed at the 2010 USA Swimming Championships, where she finished 44th in the 100 m breaststroke.[3]

At the 2011 USA Swimming Championships, she tied for 52nd in the 100 m breaststroke and tied for 36th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

At the 2012 United States Olympic Trials, she finished 51st in the 100 m breaststroke and 15th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

Lazor started her NCAA career with the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2012–13. She finished 8th in the 200 y breaststroke at the 2013 Big Ten Championships.[2]

At the 2013 USA Swimming Championships, she finished 21st in the 50 m breaststroke, 23rd in the 100 m breaststroke, and 12th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

Lazor started competing for the Auburn Tigers during her NCAA sophomore season in 2013–14. She competed in the 100 y breaststroke, 200 y breaststroke, and 200 y individual medley at the SEC Championships.[2]

At the 2014 USA Swimming Championships, she finished 34th in the 50 m breaststroke, 35th in the 100 m breaststroke, and 8th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

At the SEC Championships during her junior season in 2014–15, Lazor finished 6th in the 100 y breaststroke (59.82) and 5th in the 200 y breaststroke (2:09.24). She helped Auburn finish 5th in the 4x100 y medley relay (3:34.58). At the 2015 NCAA Championships, she finished 20th in the 100 y breaststroke (1:00.14) and 10th in the 200 y breaststroke with a personal best time of 2:08.41. She helped her team finish 14th in the 4x100 y medley relay (3:33.92).[2]

At the 2015 USA Swimming Championships, she finished 26th in the 100 m breaststroke and 8th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

At the 2016 NCAA Championships, she finished 13th in the 100 y breaststroke and 13th in the 200 y breaststroke. She helped her team finish 21st in the 4x100 y medley relay.[3]

Lazor competed at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, where she finished 10th in the 100 m breaststroke and 7th in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

At the 2018 USA Swimming Championships, she tied for 12th in the 100 m breaststroke and finished 3rd in the 200 m breaststroke.[3]

At the 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), she won the gold medal in the 200 m breaststroke (2:18.32).[3][4]

Lazor competed at the 2019 Pan American Games, where she won gold medals in the 100 m breaststroke, 200 m breaststroke, and 4x100 m medley relay.[3]

At the 2020 United States Olympic Trials, she finished 3rd in the 100 m breaststroke (1:05.60) and 1st in the 200 m breaststroke (2:21.07).[3][5][6]

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the 200 m breaststroke (2:20.84).[1][7]

Personal best timesEdit

Long course meters (50 m pool)Edit

Event Time Meet Location Date Notes
50 m breaststroke 30.75 2020 US Olympic Trials Omaha, Nebraska June 14, 2021
100 m breaststroke 1:05.37 2020 US Olympic Trials Omaha, Nebraska June 14, 2021
200 m breaststroke 2:20.77 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series - Bloomington Bloomington, Indiana May 19, 2021

Legend: – achieved en route to final mark

Short course meters (25 m pool)Edit

Event Time Meet Location Date
50 m breaststroke 29.83 2020 International Swimming League Budapest, Hungary November 22, 2020
100 m breaststroke 1:03.69 2020 International Swimming League Budapest, Hungary November 22, 2020
200 m breaststroke 2:16.33 2020 International Swimming League Budapest, Hungary November 21, 2020

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Annie Lazor". teamusa.org. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "Annie Lazor". auburntigers.com. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Annie Lazor". usaswimming.org. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  4. ^ "14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)". omegatiming.com. December 16, 2018. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  5. ^ "2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Wave II". omegatiming.com. June 15, 2021. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  6. ^ "2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Wave II". omegatiming.com. June 18, 2021. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  7. ^ "Anne Lazor". nbcolympics.com. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  8. ^ D'Addona, Dan (October 13, 2021). "Golden Goggle Award Nominees Announced by USA Swimming, led by Dressel, Ledecky, Jacoby, Finke". Swimming World. Retrieved October 13, 2021.
  9. ^ Griswold, Molly (December 7, 2021). "2021 Golden Goggle Award Winners". Swimming World. Retrieved December 7, 2021.

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