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Teresa Crippen

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Teresa Crippen (born 12 April 1990 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is an American competitive swimmer who was a Pan American Games gold medalist and a Germantown Academy graduate in 2008. She swam at the University of Florida under coach Gregg Troy from 2009 to 2012. During her four-year college career, she won two individual Southeastern Conference championships in the 400-yard individual medley (2010) and the 200-yard backstroke (2011). She earned a total of seventeen All-American honors, including six as a senior in 2012.

At the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Crippen won the gold medal in the 200-meter backstroke and the silver in the 400-meter individual medley. She also won a gold by swimming in the prelims of the 4x200-meter freestyle relay. Crippen also won the silver medal at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships in the 200-meter butterfly and is the host of the open water swimming clinic at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival in Florida.

She is the younger sister of Fran Crippen.

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