About Breeja Larson
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Date of Birth: April 16, 1992
Olympic History: 2012 - Gold, 4x100m medley relay; 6th, 100m breaststroke
World Championships: 2015 - Silver, 200m breaststroke
2013 - Gold, 4x100m medley relay; 5th, 100m breaststroke; 12th, 200m breaststroke; 4th, 50m breaststroke
Bio: Larson picked up her first major individual medal this summer at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan with a silver in the 200m breaststroke. She was a gold medalist at the 2012 London Games, competing in the prelims for the winning-U.S. team in the 4x100m medley relay and picked up another gold medal in that event at 2013 Worlds. One of seven siblings -- all of them girls -- Larson didn’t begin serious swimming competition until she was a junior in high school at age 17 becoming a standout at Mountain View High School in Arizona before attending college at Texas A&M where she still trains today.
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