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Nickname(s)  "Crissy"
Weight  52 kg
Strokes  Freestyle, butterfly
Height  1.73 m

Sport  Swimming
Role  Olympic athlete
National team  United States
Name  Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
Education  University of Arizona
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Full name  Christine M. Ahmann-Leighton
Born  May 20, 1970 (age 45) (1970-05-20) Yankton, South Dakota
Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly
Similar People  Anita Nall, Lea Maurer, Nicole Haislett, Jenny Thompson, Summer Sanders

College team  University of Arizona

Christine M. Ahmann-Leighton (born May 20, 1970) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.

Ahmann-Leighton attended the University of Arizona from 1988 to 1992, where she swam for the Arizona Wildcats swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition. She won NCAA national championships in the 100-yard butterfly in 1991 and 1992.

She competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, where she received three medals. She won a gold medal by swimming the butterfly leg for the winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter medley relay. Together with relay teammates Lea Loveless (backstroke), Anita Nall (breaststroke), and Jenny Thompson (freestyle), she set a new world record of 4:02.54 in the event final. Ahmann-Leighton received another gold medal for swimming for the winning U.S. team in preliminary heats of the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay. Individually, she also received a silver medal for her second-place performance in the women's 100-meter butterfly, recording a time of 58.74 seconds in the event final.

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