Allison Schmitt Inducted Into Inaugural High School Hall of Fame Class

By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Allison Schmitt was inducted into the Canton High School Athletics Hall of Fame inaugural class on Saturday, February 3rd, in Canton, MI. Schmitt, an 8-time Olympic medalist, was formally inducted into the Hall of Fame along with 13 other athletes/coaches, and the 2005 football team at a banquet at the Fellows Creek Golf Club in Canton. The inductees...
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February 08, 2018

Schmitt on Phelps: He's been there every step of the way

Allison Schmitt and Josh Prenot talk about their races on Day 5 of the finals in the pool and the leaders of Team USA swimming.
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Schmitt on Phelps: He's been there every step of the way

Allison Schmitt and Josh Prenot talk about their races on Day 5 of the finals in the pool and the leaders of Team USA swimming.
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August 11, 2016

Allison Schmitt is the selfie queen of the ready room

While waiting to win gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay, USA swim team co-captain Allison Schmitt takes selfies with her competitors from Canada.
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps to be assistant swim coach at Arizona State University upon retirement

Legendary Olympian Michael Phelps has committed to becoming a volunteer assistant coach at Arizona State University following the conclusion of his career in competitive swimming. Phelps and fellow Olympian Allison Schmitt have made the school their new home recently. According to Jeff Metcalfe of, Phelps is planning on joining trainer Bob Bowman to turn the school...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: Olympic athletes need to think beyond Rio Games

Around the world, thousands of Olympic athletes are training intensely for the biggest moment of their lives. Hopefully, they're also pondering what they'll be doing a year from now, once the high of the Rio Games wears off. Dealing with the rest of your life can be even tougher than winning a gold medal. American swimmer Allison Schmitt knows that all too well. She fell into a deep...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool

Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool. Always laughing. Always telling a corny joke. Ask anyone about the five-time Olympic medalist, they'll quickly rattle off some offbeat thing she said or did, something that got everyone smiling. They'll usually finish the story with two words: ''That's Schmitty.'' But after her starring role at the 2012 London Games, the...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Schmitt back to books after Olympics

From Olympic star to just another college student. For Allison Schmitt, there was hardly any time to savor her breakout performance at the London Games, where she won a total of five medals in swimming. She had to get back to Georgia for the start of her senior year. ''This is just a part of life,'' Schmitt said Wednesday. ''In London, we felt like we were in our own little world...
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August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Schmitt leads US to 4x200 relay gold

Allison Schmitt pushed the United States in front in the anchor leg to win the 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the London Olympics on Wednesday.
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Schmitt wins 200 free; Franklin 4th

Allison Schmitt of the United States set an Olympic record to win the 200-meter freestyle at the London Games on Tuesday. Schmitt clocked 1 minute, 53.61 seconds, shaving more than a second off the mark set by Italy's Federica Pellegrini four years ago in Beijing. The 400-meter champion Camille Muffat of France touched in 1:55.58 to take the silver and Bronte Barratt of Australia...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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