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Regan Smith


ABOUT
Regan Smith

Full NameRegan Smith

BornFebruary 9, 2002

Height1.7 m

NationalityAmerican

ABOUT

Regan Smith is an American female swimmer born on 9th February 2002. She is a native of Lakeville city of Minnesota in the United States. Regan specializes in Backstroke and represents the USA in 100m and 200m Backstrokes.


Background:


Regan Smith was born to Paul Smith and his wife. She was born and brought up in Lakeville city in Minnesota. Her father is a former USA Swimming coach and current program director of Riptide Aquatics.


Regan began to take up swimming at a very young age. She attended Lakeville North High School, where she pursued competitive swimming. While at high school, she had shattered National Age Group and high school state meets records in 100y Backstroke. To receive professional training, she joined Riptide Swim Club and has been training under Mike Parratto since 2014.


In 2020, after graduating from Lakeville North High School, Regan joined Stanford University and became a member of the Stanford Cardinal swimming team. She is yet to represent them at the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Swimming Championships.


Rise to Glory:


Regan Smith received her first career breakthrough in 2017 when she won her national medal by winning Silver in 100m Backstroke at the USA National Swimming Championships. That year, she clinched two world junior titles in 100m and 200m Backstrokes and a Silver medal in 4x100m Mixed Medley at the World Junior Swimming Championships.


At the 2018 USA National Swimming Championships, Regan took home her first national title in 200m Backstroke and also won two Bronze medals in 100m Backstroke and 200m Butterfly.

Regan Smith holds world records in 100m, 200m Backstrokes and 4x100m Medley.


Major Achievements:


Regan Smith made her international debut at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, where she finished 8th in the 200m Backstroke final. In 2018, she took home a Bronze medal in 200m Backstroke at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.


In 2019, Regan clinched two titles in 200m Backstroke and 4x100m Medley at the World Aquatics Championships. That year, in December, she won a Silver medal in 100m Backstroke at US Open Swimming Championships.


Regan Smith is looking to make the cut for her debut Olympics at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and shall be in contention to win a medal in 100m Backstroke.

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