- Swimmer at Lakeside Swim Team (LAK-KY)]]
- in 2008 = 31 DOB: Dec 5, 1976
- 5' 8" (172.7 cm)
- Hometown = Warren, Mich.
- in 2008 resides in Louisville, Ky.
- former resident of Detroit, Mich.
- Coach = Mike DeBoor
- Wikipedia:Rachel Komisarz
- USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.
Earned gold in the 800m free relay (prelims) and silver in the 400m medley relay (prelims) at the 2004 Olympic Games … captured gold in the 100 fly at both the 2007 Short Course Yards and Conoco Phillps National Championships ... won gold and silver in the 800m free relay (prelims) and 400m medley relay (respectively) at the 2005 World Championships; narrowly missed an individual medal, taking fourth in the 100m fly … earned silver in the 400m medley relay at the 2007 World Championships ... won her first U.S. National title in the 100m fly at the 2005 World Championship Trials ... holds world record in the 400 scm medley relay, as well as the American record in the 400scm and 800 scm free relay set at the 2008 Short Course World Championships
2004: Gold, 800m FR-R(pr); Silver, 400m MR(pr); 11, 100m FL
2007: Silver, 400m MR-R; 5, 50m/100m FL ... 2005: Gold, 800m FR-R(pr); Silver, 400m FR; 4, 100m FL ... 2003: Gold, 800m FR-R(United States (also known as USA) / American Record)
2007 World Rankings:
55th, 50m free; 33rd, 100m free; 64th, 200m free; 76th, 800m free; 8th, 50m fly; 4th, 100m fly
2006 World Rankings:
73rd, 50m free; 64th, 200m free; 44th, 800m free; 4th, 100m fly
2005 World Rankings:
41st, 200m free; 61st, 400m free; 55th, 800m free; 7th, 100m fly Briefly: Has fastest Amer. 100m FL split in Med Relay
Holds WR in 400m MED-R (Short Course Meters), set at =====2008 Worlds short course=====
United States (also known as USA) Swim Titles
100m Fly (2): '07 SUM, ’05 SPG
National Teams: Three-time National A Team (2004-06) … two-time National B Team (2001-02) All-Star Team: ====2005==== Meet Honors: Kiphuth Award winner at the 2004 CP Spring Nationals Collegiate: SEC Champion ... SEC Swimmer of the Year ... Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society High School: Two-time state champion
High School: Warren Mott HS '95 College: Kentucky '99 College Major: Exercise Science Job Outside of Swimming: Certified Personal Trainer
Family, Village, Community
Parents: Stanley and Karen ... father is a truck driver, and mother is a bookkeeper Spouse: Married to Jeff Baugh … he proposed on Dec. 27, 2005 in front of his family … they plan to be married in May of 2007 on the beach in Marco Island, Fla. Sibling(s): Older sister (Theresa) went to the University of Michigan ... younger brother (Jeffrey) Sports Played Before Swimming: Gymnastics, track Pet(s): Two dogs (Abby and Ali) … both are Boxers that she’s had for four years Hobbies Outside the Pool: Movies, cooking, video games (Guitar Hero III) Ultimate Way to Relax: Reading books Most Influential Person: Her husband (Jeff Baugh) … “He helps motivate me everyday.” Charities: Women’s Sport Foundation
Swims 12,000 meters/yards per day, four hours a day, six days a week More: Didn’t start swimming until age 17; a back injury forced her to give up a promising gymnastics career (she competed at the Junior Olympics) More: Role Model: Janet Evans and Mary T. Meagher ... "They were both years ahead of the competition."
One-time Olympian (2004) Two Olympic medals (1g, 1s) Four World medals (2g, 2s)
2008 Worlds short course
2008: Gold, 400m MED-R (Short Course Meters) (WR); Silver, 100m FL (Short Course Meters) (WR) 2007 World Championships 2007: Silver, 400m MED-R 2007 Duel in The Pool 2007: Silver, 100m FL 2006 Pan Pacific Champs 2006: Gold, 400m MED-R; Silver, 100m FL 2004 Olympic Games 2004: Gold, 800m FR-R (pr); Silver, 400m MED-R (pr)
Event 50m FR 100m FR 100m FL 200m FL Best 25.73 55.33 57.60 2:14.87 Year Jun 08 Aug 07 Dec 07 Aug 00
Swimvitational - 6 Final, 50m FR; 13 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 100m FL; 3 Final, 400m FR-R SC WORLDS - 4 Final, 50m FL (Short Course Meters); 2 Final, 100m FL (Short Course Meters) (WR); 1 Final, 400m MED-R (Short Course Meters) (WR)
SCY NATS - t4 Final, 50y FR; t6 Final, 200y FR; t1 Final, 100y FL SUM NATS - 10 Final, 50m FR; 6 Final, 100m FR; 18 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 100m FL MoO DiP - 2 Final, 100m FL WORLD - 5 Final, 50m FL; 5 Final, 100m FL; 2 Final, 400m MED-R
US OPEN - 17 Final, 50m FR; 17 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 100m FL PAN PAC - 2 Final, 100m FL; 1 Final, 400m MED-R SUM NATS - 21 Final, 50m FR; 15 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 100m FL SC WORLD - t6 Final, 50m FL (Short Course Meters); 2 Final, 100m FL (Short Course Meters); 3 Final, 800m FR-R (Short Course Meters) (WR); 2 Final, 400m MED-R (Short Course Meters) (WR)
SUM NATS - 4 Final, 200m FR MoO DiP - 3 Final, 100m FL WORLD - 4 Final, 100m FL; 6 Semi, 100m FL WC TRIALS - 6 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 100m FL
OLY - 11 Final, 100m FL; 1 Final(pr), 800m FR-R; 2 Final(pr), 400m MED-R OLY TRIALS - 6 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 100m FL SPG NATS - 3 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 400m FR; 3 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 100m FL
US OPEN - 4 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 400m FR; 4 Final, 800m 112FR; 2 Final, 100m FL SUM NATS - 3 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 400m FR; 9 Final, 100m FL WORLD - 1 Final, 800m FR-R SPG NATS - 4 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 400m FR; 11 Final,