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Amanda Beard


1981 Born October 29 in Irvine, CA
early 1990s Swims with Colony Red Hots youth swim team
1994 Joins Irvine Novaquatics swim club; begins training seriously and competing nationally
1996 Wins two silver and one gold medal in Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA
1998 Drops in women's swimming rankings; retires briefly from professional swimming
1999-2003 Attends University of Arizona
2002 Breaks American record in 200m breaststroke

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