Mutual of Omaha adds 7 swimmers to its Gold Medal Team

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Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:50 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.

Mutual of Omaha signed seven athletes who are training for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming part of Mutual of Omaha’s Gold Medal Team. Team members conduct clinics and make personal appearances as part of Mutual’s sponsorship of USA Swimming.

The athletes:

Matt McLean of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, who qualified for the 2012 Olympics and won a gold medal as part of the 800-meter freestyle relay.

Anthony Ervin of Berkeley, Calif., who won a gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle and a silver medal as part of the 400-meter freestyle in the 2000 Games in Sydney, Australia, and qualified for the 2012 Olympic team.

Allison Schmitt of Baltimore, who won three gold medals, a silver medal and a bronze medal in the 2012 Games and a bronze medal in the 2008 Games in Beijing.

Caitlin Leverenz of Berkeley, who won a bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley in the 2012 Games.

Jimmy Feigen of Texas, who won a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle relay in the London Games.

Conor Dwyer of Baltimore, who won gold in the 800-meter freestyle relay in London.

Michael Andrew of Lawrence, Kan., who at age 14 was the youngest swimmer in U.S. history to turn pro. He holds 15 national records for his age group.

The other swimmers sponsored by Mutual are Josh Davis, Matt Grevers, Misty Hyman, Ian Crocker, Jason Lezak and Dana Vollmer.

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