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Michael Weiss   

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Career Highlights

Won silver as part of the 800m free relay at the 2015 FINA World Championships ... Earned four medals at the 2015 Pan American Games, including bronze in the 200m free ... Won gold in the 800m free relay at the 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships ... Finished fourth in the 200m free at 2014 Phillips 66 Nationals to earn a spot on the Pan Pacs roster … Won gold in the 400m IM at the 2013 World
University Games ... Finished second in the 400y IM at the 2013 NCAA Championships and was third in the event at 2012 NCAAs.

World Champs History

2015: Silver, 800m FR-R

Pan Pacs History

2014: 10th, 400m IM

Pan Ams History

2015: Bronze, 200m FR; Silver, 800m FR-R; Silver, 400m MR; Bronze, 400m FR-R

WUGs History

2013: Gold, 400m IM; Silver, 800m FR-R

SC Worlds History

2014: Gold, 800m FR-R; 6th, 400m IM

Duel in the Pool History

2013: 6th, 400m IM; 7th 200m FR

Olympic Trials History

2012: 5th, 400m IM; 16th, 200m FR; 19th, 200m IM

U.S. Nationals History

2014: 6th, 400m IM; 4th, 200m FR

NCAA History

2013: 2nd, 400y IM; 6th, 500y FR ... 2012: 3rd, 400y IM


He is the 7th fastest U.S. performer All-Time in the 400m IM.


He will be swimming in his 2nd Olympic Trials. 1st was 2012.

Fun Facts

High School

Reno HS '09


University of Wisconsin-Madison ’13

College Major

Consumer Sciences

Future Professional Aspirations

Sports Marketing


Alan and Sharon … Alan is a swim coach and marriage/family therapist, Sharon is a swim coach and psychology professor and swam for the University of Arizona and placed 13th in the 1984 Olympic Trials


Two older sisters (Shane and Alex)

Notable Relative(s)

Grandfather played hockey for West Point

Started Swimming

Age 3 … because "I nearly drown in a hot tub while my mom was coaching. She decided it was a good idea start swimming lesson."

Sports Played Before Swimming

Soccer, football


Had a dog named Sir William Thatcher after the knight from the movie A Knights Tale

Hobbies Outside the Pool

Going to the zoo, cooking and buying products off of infomercials


Red & White Hunger Fight with the University of Wisconsin

Training Stats

Swims 12,000 yards … 5 hours a day … 2 workouts a day, 6 days a week


Sports Teams: Wisconsin Badgers, Green Bay Packers ... Athlete: Russell Wilson ... Sports Moment: participating in 2012 Olympic Trials

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