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  • Swimmer at California Aquatics (CAL-CA)]]
  • in 2008 = 24 DOB: Apr 12, 1984
  • 5' 8" (172.7 cm)
  • Hometown = Chandler, Ariz.
  • in 2008 resides in Berkeley, Calif.
  • former resident of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Coach = Teri McKeever
  • Wikipedia:Ashley Chandler
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:

Competed at the 2005 World University Games, earning gold for her participation on the 800m free relay ... finished fourth in the 400m free and fifth in the 800m free at the 2007 Conoco Phillips National Championships

World University Games:

2005: 1st, 800 FR-R

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States.svg Nationals

2007: 4th, 400m FR; 5th 800m FR

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2006(Sr): 4, 800y FR-R; 8, 200y FR/500y FR;

2007 World Rankings:

43nd, 200m free; 13th, 400m free; 54rd, 800m free

2005 World Rankings:

80th, 200m free; 72nd, 400m free; 84th, 800m free Intl. Results: 2007 Jpn Invite: 4th, 800 FR-R; 6th, 200m FR; 7th, 400m FR


Collegiate: NCAA Champion ... Two-time All-American (2004, 05) ... 2005 Honorable Mention All -American High School: 5A State Champion


High School: Chandler HS '02 College: Cal-Berkley '0 College Major: American Studies

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams

To be a pastry chef 

Family, Village, Community

Parents: Ken and JoAnn ... father is the general manager of a pool company and mother is the scan coordinator for Osco Drug Sibling(s): One younger brother (Kevin) Sports Played Before Swimming: Soccer, softball, basketball Nickname(s): Martha ... "I am very domestically inclined and basically want to take over Martha Stewart's empire" Pet(s): One dog (Daisy) who is a Boxer Hobbies Outside the Pool: Cooking Ultimate Way to Relax: Watching "Sex and the City" with her roommates Most Influential Person: Parents ... "I aspire to live like them. They are amazing and I never could have done what I have without them"

Training Notes


Swims 14,000 meters/yards a day, 6 days a week, 4 hours a day Favorites: Movies: Talledega Nights, Superbad, Anchorman ... tv: Planet Earth

Top Times

Event Best Year 200m FR 1:59.95 Aug 07 400m FR 4:09.01 Aug 07 800m FR 8:40.54 Jun 01

2008 08 SCSC GP - 17 Final, 200m FR; 20 Final, 400m FR 2007 SCY NATS - 16 Final, 200y FR; 16 Final, 500y FR SUM NATS - 17 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 400m FR; 5 Final, 800m FR; 4 Final, 400m FR-R; 7 Final, 400m MED-R SCSC GP - 21 Final, 100m FR; 7 Final, 200m FR; 17 Final, 400m FR; 17 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 800m FR-R 2006 NCAA - 8 Final, 200y FR; 8 Final, 500y FR 2005 SUM NATS - 8 Final, 200m FR WC TRIALS - 10 Final, 200m FR; 6 Final, 400m FR 2002 SUM NATS - 24 Final, 400m FR SPG NATS - 7 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 400m FR; 7 Final, 800m FR; 10 Final, 200m BR; 17 Final, 200m FL