The Summer Olympics are rapidly approaching, so let’s take a few minutes to get familiar with U.S. Olympic swimmer Katie Meili. The 25-year-old hails from Colleyville, Texas, and she specializes in breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley events. Katie was a force to be reckoned with at the 2015 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal in the 100m breaststroke, a gold medal in the 4x100m medley, and a silver medal in the 4x100m freestyle.
Katie now has her sights set on Rio after a sensational performance at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. On Tuesday, June 28, Katie finished 2nd in the 100m breaststroke final with a time of 1:06.07 to earn a spot on the Olympic roster. This will be the Columbia University alum’s first Olympic appearance, and I cannot think of a better way to celebrate her accomplishment than by taking a look at 22 of her hottest photos. You don’t need an Ivy League education to see that Katie is a total babe.