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Amanda Beard
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Beard at the 2009 Heart Truth fashion show
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Birth name Amanda Ray Beard
Born October 29, 1981 (1981-10-29) (age 39)
Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 130 lb
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke, individual medley
Club Irvine Novaquatics
College team University of Arizona
Signature
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Amanda Ray Beard (born October 29, 1981), also known by her married name Amanda Brown, is an American swimmer and a seven-time Olympic medalist (two gold, four silver, one bronze). She is a former world record holder in the 200-meter breaststroke (long course).

Beard's success has earned her the American Swimmer of the Year Award twice. She has won a total of twenty-one medals in major international competition, five gold, thirteen silver, and three bronze spanning the Olympics, the World Championships, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Summer Universiade.

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