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Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
Dana Vollmer of the United States swims the butterfly in the Women's 4 x 100m medley relay final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 13, 2016. The United States won the gold medal, Australia the silver and Denmark the bronze. Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI..
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Dana Denise Vollmer (born November 13, 1987) is an American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece she won a gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay with Natalie Coughlin, Kaitlin Sandeno, and Carly Piper that set the world record in the event.

She has won a total of twenty-four medals in major international competition, thirteen gold, seven silver, and four bronze spanning the Olympics, the World Championships, the Pan American Games, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Goodwill Games.

Though born in Syracuse, New York, she was raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex suburb of Granbury, Texas. As a child, Vollmer swam for coach Ron Forrest at the Fort Worth Area Swim Team (FAST).

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