In Tokyo, Kate Douglass was an Olympic rookie. Going into Paris, she is a seasoned veteran poised to be a major player for Team USA.

Learn more about her career here.

Career highlights

How many Olympics has Kate Douglass been to?

Kate Douglass made her Olympic debut in Tokyo where she won the bronze medal in the 200m IM, which was the sole event she competed in.

What medals has Kate Douglass won?

Kate Douglass won the bronze medal in the 200m IM in Tokyo to secure her first Olympic medal. In addition to her Olympic medal, she has won 14 medals at the world championships, including nine gold medals, seven silver medals and five bronze medals since 2021.

What NCAA records did Kate Douglass break at the University of Virginia?

Kate Douglass is a 15-time NCAA champion across different events, and helped Virginia secure the NCAA team championship during her final three seasons. She also holds the NCAA records in the 200-yard breaststroke and individual medley events and was part of the NCAA record-setting teams in the 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard medley relay.

How many Honda Sports Awards does Kate Douglass have?

Kate Douglass was named the Honda Sports Award winner for swimming and diving in both 2022 and 2023.

When did Kate Douglass win Female Athlete of the Year along with Katie Ledecky at the Golden Goggle Awards?

Kate Douglass won Female Athlete of the Year at USA Swimming’s Golden Google Awards in 2023 alongside national teammate Katie Ledecky. This was her first time winning Athlete of the Year from USA Swimming.

Road to Paris

Will Kate Douglass be on the 2024 Olympics swimming team?

Kate Douglass is expected to feature heavily on the U.S. women’s swim team in Paris following the Olympic Trials in mid-June.

What is Kate Douglass’s workout routine?

Kate Douglass's workout routine draws heavily on her background in statistics. Using sensors, she can closely evaluate different stroke metrics while she is swimming and use that information to make her swimming more efficient.

What events has Kate Douglass won in 2024?

Kate Douglass started the Olympic season strong at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Knoxville, TN with gold-medal victories in the 200m breaststroke and 100m freestyle, as well as a bronze medal in the 50m free. In April, she won gold in the 200 breaststroke at the TYR Pro Swim Series in San Antonio, TX.


How did Kate Douglass do at the 2024 World Championships?

Kate Douglass defended her 200m IM world title at the 2024 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, setting a personal best in her favored event. She also won silver in both the 50m free and 200m breaststroke events, which made her the second female U.S. swimmer to win medals across three different strokes in one world championship competition.