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Cardinal Concludes Olympics with 12 Medals in Swimming

Jul 31, 2021

TOKYO – The present state of Stanford women's swimming and diving was on full display, Saturday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Cardinal concluded the swimming competition of the Games with three medals from the 4x100m medley relay, all from athletes currently on Stanford's roster.

Regan Smith (back) and Torri Huske (fly) led the United States to a silver medal in the relay, with the two splitting 58.05 and 56.16 on their respective legs. Huske earned her first Olympic medal after finishing fourth in the 100m fly earlier in the week, while Smith earned three medals during her first Games.

Taylor Ruck also earned bronze as a member of Canada's relay team. Ruck did not swim in the finals for Canada, but she swam the backstroke leg in the prelims to get Canada to the final.

As a team, Stanford won 12 medals during the swimming portion of the Games, with seven being won by current student-athletes.

Katie Ledecky (USA)- 1500m free
Katie Ledecky (USA)- 800m free

Taylor Ruck (Canada)- 4x100m free relay (trials)*
Katie Ledecky (USA)- 400m free
Regan Smith (USA)- 200m fly*
Katie Ledecky (USA)- 4x200m free relay
Brooke Forde (USA)- 4x200m free relay (trials)*
Regan Smith (USA)- 4x100m medley relay*
Torri Huske (USA)- 4x100m medley relay*

Simone Manuel (USA)- 4x100m free relay
Regan Smith (USA)- 100m back*
Taylor Ruck (Canada)- 4x100m medley relay (trials)*

*denotes current student-athlete