Ann Simmons

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnn Linnaea•Simmons
Used nameAnn•Simmons
Born10 March 1953 in Santa Monica, California (USA)
Measurements163 cm / 57 kg
AffiliationsLakewood Aquatic Club, Lakewood (USA)
NOC United States


Ann Simmons attended Long Beach City College and then UCLA. A distance specialist, Simmons won a gold medal in the 400 freestyle at the 1971 Pan American Games. She won AAU titles in the 1971 400 free and the 1970 200 free. In September 1971 Simmons set a world record of 8:59.4 for the 800 metre freestyle at a meet in Minsk, Belarus in the Soviet Union. She later became a swim coach for the U Cal Irvine women’s swim team.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Ann Simmons
800 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4

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