Kim Black

Kim Black

Kim Black
Personal information
Full name Kimberly A. Black
Nickname(s) "Kim"
National team  United States
Born (1978-09-30) September 30, 1978
Liverpool, New York
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 132 lb (60 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
College team University of Southern California
University of Georgia

Kimberly A. Black (born September 30, 1978) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist.

Black began her college swimming career at the All-American and helped lead the Lady Bulldogs to three straight NCAA championships. Black was also awarded the Today's Top VIII Award as a member of the Class of 2002. She was the female winner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest academic honor, the 2001 Walter Byers Award, in recognition of being the nation's top female scholar-athlete.[4][5]

She was in the 2002 Top VIII class with Emily Bloss, André Davis, Misty Hyman, Leah Juno, Nancy Metcalf, Bryce Molder, and Ruth Riley.[6] The 2001 Male Walter Byers Scholar was Bradley Henderson.

See also

References

  1. ^ "2004 Olympic Games swimming results". CNN. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ Josh Jeffrey, Will the Dawgs have their day?, Swimming World and Junior Swimmer, Feb 1999, Accessed August 13, 2008.
  3. ^ USC Women's Swimming Defeats California, 185-113, USC Trojans Athletic Department, January 30, 1998, Accessed August 13, 2008.
  4. ^ "Previous Walter Byers Scholars". The  
  5. ^ "UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO AND UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA STUDENT-ATHLETES RECEIVE WALTER BYERS SCHOLARSHIPS". The  
  6. ^ "2002 NCAA Today's Top VIII Award Recipients".  

External links

  • Kim Black – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
  • swimrankings
  • NCAA Woman of the Year profile
  • Georgia Magazine September 2001: Vol. 80, No. 4

Preceded by
Kristy Kowal
NCAA Woman of the Year Award
2001
Succeeded by
Tanisha Silas