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Carrie Steinseifer

Full name: Carolyn Lynne "Carrie" Steinseifer (-Bates)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: February 12, 1968 in Redwood City, California, United States
Affiliations: Saratoga High School, CA/West Valley Aquatics
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Gold (3 Total)

Biography

Carrie Steinseifer’s first major international was the 1983 Pan American Games, where she won gold medals in the 4x100 free and medley relays. Steinseifer won three gold medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, again winning both relays, and tieing for first in the 100 freestyle with [Nancy Hogshead]. After the Olympics she starred at the 1984 Pan Pacific Championships, winning both relays again, adding a gold in the 200 freestyle and a silver in the 100 free.

Steinseifer then attended the University of Texas where she helped the team win NCAA team titles in 1987 and 1988. She was a member of three NCAA champion relay teams in 1987-88. She continued to compete internationally, winning a gold medal in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 1987 Pan American Games. Although Steinseifer did not make the 1988 Olympic team, she won a final international gold medal in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 1989 Pan Pacs.

Steinseifer’s father was a scholarship diver at Oregon State University who used to model swimsuits for Jantzen Swimwear as a youth. Carrie Steinseifer later became the sports marketing manager for Nike Swim, which bought out Jantzen Swimwear in 2002.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 1T Gold
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 1T 55.92 27.30 3 28.62 (1)
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 Q 56.46 27.53 2 28.93 (1)

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Final 1 55.87 1:52.33 1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 55.81 4:09.23 1
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