Leigh Ann Fetter

Leigh Ann Fetter
Personal information
Full name Leigh Ann Fetter
National team  United States
Born (1969-05-23) May 23, 1969
Louisville, Kentucky
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
College team University of Texas

Leigh Ann Fetter (born May 23, 1969), later known by her married name Leigh Ann Witt, is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. She finished fifth in the final of the women's 50-meter freestyle in a time of 25.78 seconds.[1]

Fetter attended the University of Texas at Austin, and swam for the Texas Longhorns swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1987 to 1991. She was the first woman to ever swim the 50-yard freestyle in under 22 seconds, and won the NCAA individual national championship in the event four consecutive years. She was also a key points contributor to the Lady Longhorns' NCAA national team championships in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and received the Honda Sports Award for Swimming and Diving, recognizing her as the outstanding college female swimmer of the year in 1990–91.[2] She was inducted into the university's Longhorn Hall of Honor in 2003.[3]

See also


  1. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Leigh Ann Fetter. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  2. Collegiate Women Sports Awards, Past Honda Sports Award Winners for Swimming & Diving. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  3. TexasSports.com, Longhorn Hall of Honor, Leigh Ann Fetter-Witt. Retrieved November 13, 2012.

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