Regan Smith

Regan Smith

Reagan Smith Bio

Regan Smith known as Riptide Rocket is an American Professional Swimmer. She is best known to be the current world record holder of the women’s 200-meter backstroke and former world record holder in the 100-meter backstroke. She was honored as the 13-14-year-old female swimmer of the year and was first honored by being named to the U.S. National Junior Team in December 2016. She holds a second world record as a part of the USA women’s 4 x 100 medley relay. 

Regan in July 2017, at the age of 15 competed in her first major international meet at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships. She also qualified for the women’s 200-meter backstroke event final and finished 8th. She won gold medals in the 100 m backstrokes and the 200 m backstroke at the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in August 2017. In the 100 m finals, she broke Missy Franklin’s 15-16 national age group record, as well as the world junior record, previously set by Taylor Ruck in the semis.

Smith received SwimSwam’s World Junior Female Swimmer of the Year award in 2019, becoming the first American swimmer to win the award. She also received SwimSwam’s Female Swimmer of the Year award in 2019. She was awarded the 2017 National Age Group Swimmer of the Year for 15–16 year-olds. She was one of 17 entrants in the 200-meter butterfly and one of 43 entrants in the 100-meter backstroke to head for the 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Regan Smith Bio
NameRegan Smith
Real NameRegan Smith
Nick NameRegan, Riptide Rocket
Famous ForYoung Swimmer of the year (2016)
Personal Information
Date of Birth2002-02-09 00:00:00
Age (as in 2021)19 years
BirthplaceLakeville, Minnesota, U.S
Zodiac signLeo
HometownLakeville, Minn.
Physical Status
Height (approx.)5'7" (171.5 cm)
Weight (approx.)123 lb (56 kg)
Body Measurements (B-C-W)34-24-36
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Education and More
SchoolLakeville North High School (Lakeville, Minn.) ‘20
College/UniversityStanford University (Stanford, Calif.) ‘24
Educational QualificationGraduate (Studying) (as in 2021)
Family and Relationships
FatherPaul Smith
MotherNames Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends/BoyfriendsNot Known
Honours Current world record holder of the women's 200-meter backstroke (long course), and former world record holder in the 100-meter backstroke
Was honored as the 13-14 year old female swimmer of the year (December 2016)
Was first honored by being named to the U.S. National Junior Team
AchievementsOlympic Experience
One-time Olympian (2020); three-time Olympic medalist (2 silver,1 bronze)
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver (200-meter butterfly, 4x100-meter medley relay), bronze (100-meter backstroke)
World Championship Experience
Most recent: 2019 – gold (200 backstroke, 4x100 medley relay)
Years of participation: Long Course – 2017, 2019
Medals: 2 (2 golds)
Gold – 2019 (200 backstroke, 4x100 medley relay)
CoachMichael Parratto
StrokesBackstroke, butterfly, freestyle
College teamStanford
National teamUnited States
Net Worth/Salary/Assets
Net Worth$ 2 million
Salary Not Known
AssetsNot Known
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