Lisa Jacob

Lisa Rae Jacob (born May 13, 1974) is an American former competition swimmer who won two gold medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.[2]

Lisa Jacob
Personal information
Full nameLisa Rae Jacob
National team United States
Born (1974-05-13) May 13, 1974
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight126 lb (57 kg)
ClubMission Viejo Nadadores
College teamStanford University

Jacob won three gold medals in the 200-meter freestyle, the 4×100-meter relay, and the 4×200-meter relay at the 1991 Pan American Games.[3] Later, she attended Stanford University, where she swam for the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team. She won three Pacific-10 Conference championships[4] and two NCAA championships in the 1995–96 season.[5] The highlight of her career was at the 1996 Summer Olympics, where as a member of the United States team she won gold medals in both the 4×100 freestyle relay, and the 4×200 freestyle relay.[6]

Lisa was married in Santa Barbara, CA in 2004 and resides with her husband outside of Washington, D.C.

See also


  1. "Hickock Sports- History- World University Games". Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  2. "Lisa Jacob Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  3. "Hickok Sports- History- Pan American Games Women's Swimming Medalists". Archived from the original on December 5, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  4. "Pac-10 Champions in Women's Swimming and Diving" (PDF). Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  5. "Stanford Official Athletic Site- Women's Swimming and Diving". Archived from the original on February 19, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  6. "Swimming Results for the 1996 Summer Olympics". Archived from the original on February 18, 2006. Retrieved December 25, 2009.

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