Tracy Caulkins

Swimmer from United States of America

Tracy Anne Stockwell, OAM, (born January 11, 1963), née Tracy Anne Caulkins, is a former American college and international swimmer, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and a former world record-holder. Caulkins was noted for her versatility and ability in all four major competitive swimming strokes: the butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle. Caulkins won forty-eight national championships and set American records in all four strokes over a range of distances as well as in the individual medley (IM) events, which combine all four strokes over the course of a single race. Her versatility brought Caulkins many titles and awards, and as a result she is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time. By the time she retired from competitive swimming in 1984, Caulkins had set five world records and sixty-three American records (more than any other American swimmer, male or female). Caulkins was born in Winona, Minnesota in 1963. She swam for the Westside Victory Swim club and later the Nashville Aquatic Club (NAC) in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was trained by future University of Texas and U.S. Olympic coach Paul Bergen. For her high school education, she attended  ( Wikipedia article )


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Known as
Tracy Anne Caulkins
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
University of Florida

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