Sanders, Summer (1972–)

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Sanders, Summer (1972–)

American swimmer and tv commentator. Born Oct 13, 1972, in Roseville, CA; attended Stanford University; m. Mark Henderson (Olympic swimmer), 1997.

Won 8 US National championships; won World championship for 200-meter butterfly (1991); won gold medals for the 200-meter butterfly and 4 × 100-meter medley relay, a silver medal for the 200-meter indiv. medley and a bronze medal for the 400-meter indiv. medley at Barcelona Olympics (1992); retired from competition (1993); co-hosted and did commentary for major tv networks, including "NBA Inside Stuff." Named NCAA Swimmer of the Year (1991 and 1992); inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame (2002).

See also Women in World History.

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