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Julia Smit


  • Swimmer at Stanford Swimming (STAN-CA)
  • in 2008 = 20 DOB: Dec 14, 1987
  • Hometown = Mt. Sinai, N.Y.
  • in 2008 resides in Palo Alto, Calif.
  • former resident of Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • Coach = Lea Maurer
  • Wikipedia:Julia Smit
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Won five medals at the 2007 Pan American Games, four of them gold ... captured gold in the 400y IM at the 2008 NCAA Championships ... finished eighth in the 200m IM and seventh in the 400m IM at 2004 Olympic Trials ... finished third in both the 200m and 400m IM at the ====2007==== Conoco Phillips National Championships ... placed second in the 200m and 400m IM, as well as fourth in the 200m back, at the 2005 CP Summer Nationals

Pan Am Games[]

2007: Gold, 100m BK/200m IM/400m FR-R/400m MR-R; Silver, 200m BK

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2007 (Fr): 2, 200y BK; 3, 200y/400y IM & 400y MR-R; 5, 200y FR-R; 7, 800y FR-R; 9, 400y FR-R

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2008 (So): 1, 400y IM; 3, 400y MD-R; 4, 800y FR-R, 200y IM; 5, 400y FR-R; 7, 200y BK

2007 World Rankings:[]

82nd, 100m free; 38th, 100m back; 12th, 200m back; 8th, 200m IM; 12th, 400m IM

2006 World Rankings:[]

86th, 100m back; 26th, 200m back; 21st, 200m IM; 36th, 400m IM

2005 World Rankings:[]

101st, 100m back; 35th, 200m back; 37th, 200m IM; 22nd, 200m IM Fed. Champs History: Took sixth in the 200m back, sixth in the 400m IM and seventh in the 200m IM at 2005 World Championship Trials


Anthropological Sciences major at Stanford


National Teams: 2004 National Junior Team Collegiate: 2007 Pac 10 Newcomver of the Year High School: New York State High School Champion in 100 free and 200 IM ... set the New York state record in the 200 IM ... 2006 National High School Swimmer of the Year


High School: Mt. Sinai HS '06 College: Stanford '10 College Major: Anthropological Sciences / Studio Art minor Sibling(s): Has an older brother (Mike) who swims at Cornell and a younger brother (Kevin) who also swims Started Swimming: Started swimming at age six for Spirit Swimming in Newtown, Pa. Hobbies Outside the Pool: Drawing, painting, oragami Favorites: Movie: Almost Famous ... t.v. show: Alias


  • Five Pan American Games medals (4g, 1s)

International Medals[]

2007 Pan American Games 2007: Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 200m IM; Silver, 200m BK; Gold, 400m FR-R; Gold, 400m MED-R

Top Times[]

Event 100m BK 200m BK 200m IM 400m IM Best 1:01.94 2:11.18 2:12.99 4:38.58 Year Jul 07 Jul 07 Jul 07 Jun 08


08 SCSC GP - 19 Final, 100m FR; 21 Final, 200m FR; 14 Final, 400m FR; 9 Final, 200m BK; 3 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM NCAA - 7 Final, 200y BK; 4 Final, 200y IM; 1 Final, 400y IM; 5 Final, 400y FR-R; 3 Final, 400y MED-R


SUM NATS - 14 Final, 100m BK; 3 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM PAN AMS - 1 Final, 100m BK; 2 Final, 200m BK; 1 Final, 200m IM; 1 Final, 400m FR-R; 1 Final, 400m MED-R SCSC GP - 14 Final, 100m FR; 14 Final, 200m FR; 9 Final, 400m FR; 3 Final, 200m BK; 2 Final, 200m IM; t1 Final, 400m IM; 4 Final, 400m FR-R


SUM NATS - 8 Final, 100m BK; 6 Final, 200m BK; 6 Final, 200m IM SPG CHAMPS - 2 Final, 100m BK; 1 Final, 200m BK; 3 Final, 400m IM


SUM NATS - 9 Final, 100m BK; 4 Final, 200m BK; 2 Final, 200m IM; 2 Final, 400m IM WC TRIALS - 9 Final, 100m BK; 6 Final, 200m BK; 7 Final, 200m IM; 6 Final, 400m IM


SUM NATS - 3 Final, 100m BK; 4 Final, 200m BK; 2 Final, 200m IM OLY TRIALS - 11 Final, 200m BK; 8 Final, 200m IM; 8 Final, 200m IM; 7 Final, 400m IM SPG NATS - 12 Final, 200m BK; 11 Final, 200m IM; 5 Final, 400m IM 2003 SUM NATS - 7 Final, 200m BK; 3 Final, 400m IM SPG NATS - 4 Final, 200m BK; 21 Final, 400m IM 2002 SPG NATS - 10 Final, 200m BK; 21 Final, 400m IM