You Are Here > > > Summer Sanders

Summer Sanders

Full name: Summer Elisabeth Sanders (-Henderson, -Schlopy)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 13, 1972 in Roseville, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Mark Henderson; Wife of Erik Schlopy.

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Summer Sanders first came to international attention in 1989 when she won a silver medal in the 200 IM at the Pan Pacific Championship. In 1991 she won three gold medals at the Pan Pacs, in the 200 butterfly and both IMs. She also won three medals that year at the World Championships with a 200 fly gold medal, silver in the 200 IM, and bronze in the 400 IM. At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Sanders won two golds and four medals, winning the 200 fly and on the medley relay, with silver in the 200 IM, and bronze in the 400 IM. Sanders swam at Stanford where she won nine NCAA championships, with six individual titles, two each in the 200 yd fly, the 200 IM, and the 400 IM. She won eight US Championships.

After the 1992 Barcelona Olympics Sanders became a television personality, working as a swimming commentator, but also hosting “NBA Inside Stuff” for eight years alongside Ahmad Rashad. She served as a correspondent and host on numerous television programs. In 2009 Sanders started hosting “Inside Out with Summer Sanders,” a show on Universal Sports. She also appeared on “Celebrity Apprentice” hosted by future US President Donald Trump.

Sanders was married for four years to American Olympic swimmer [Mark Henderson], but they divorced and she later married [Erik Schlopy], also an Olympian as an Alpine skier.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 6
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming Women's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming Women's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 2 Silver
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming Women's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 6 59.82 27.99 5 31.83 (7)
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 3 Q 1:00.38 27.96 1 32.42 (3)

Women's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 1 2:08.67 29.41 3 1:01.96 3 1:35.05 3 32.55 (3) 33.09 (1) 33.62 (2)
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 2 Q 2:10.58 29.55 2 1:02.77 2 1:36.41 1 33.22 (1) 33.64 (1) 34.17 (2)

Women's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 2 2:11.91 28.27 1 1:02.16 2 1:40.58 1 33.89 (2) 38.42 (1) 31.33 (3)
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 1 Q 2:14.68 28.41 1 1:03.01 1 1:41.88 1 34.60 (5) 38.87 (2) 32.80 (7)

Women's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 3 4:37.58 1:02.74 1 2:14.04 2 3:32.67 1 1:11.30 (4) 1:18.63 (2) 1:04.91 (7)
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 Q 4:43.95 1:02.94 1 2:14.34 1 3:36.40 1 1:11.40 (2) 1:22.06 (3) 1:07.55 (5)

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT ET ER
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 1:00.15 27.89 3:15.39 3
id: 51,177