Lia Thomas Biography
Lia Thomas is an American Transgender Swimmer and Swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania. She gained international attention in 2021 and 2022 for her athletic achievements as a trans woman. The Referred to her as “the most controversial athlete in America”.
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Lia Thomas Age, Birthday
Thomas was born in 1999 in the USA and is 23 years old. She has not gone public with information regarding her date of birth, birthday, and Zodiac Sign.
Lia Thomas Height, Weight
Thomas stand at a height of 6-foot-4 tall. Her weight is unavailable.
Lia Thomas Parents
She is the daughter of Bob and Carrie Thomas. She often praises her parents for being very supportive of her and her Career. However, she has abstained from revealing information regarding her parents’ names and whereabouts.
She has an older brother.
Lia Thomas Partner, Is She Dating
Despite being the focus of both national and international media Lia has managed to keep a cool head. As such she has kept information regarding her love life away from the public. It is not known if she is single, in a relationship or married.
Lia Thomas Birth Name
Her full name is Lia Catherine Thomas.
Lia Thomas Ranking
She holds s the top time in the country in the 200-yard freestyle her time from the Zippy Invitational in December of 1:41.93. She is closely followed by Second Place Alex Walsh who has clocked 1:42.28.
Despite being with runner-up Samantha Shelton at the midway point, of the Ivy League Champs 200 Freestyle competition she rushed the Harvard swimmer over the last 100, highlighted by a 25.04 split for the last 50 yards and clocked 1:43.12.
Her Closing Split is by far Faster than the finishing laps of Missy Franklin in her American-record performance best closing efforts of the likes of Mallory Comerford, Siobhan Haughey, Katie Ledecky, and many more.
Lia Thomas Wikipedia
Lia was raised in Austin, Texas, and began swimming at the tender age of 5. In the high school swimming championships, she competed for Westlake High School and was sixth in the state. She and her brother have both attended the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2019 as a sophomore. Prior to him transitioning he finished second in the men’s 1,650, 1,000, and 500 at the Ivy League championships. It was near the end of her time at Westlake High School that she began questioning her gender and in the Summer of 2018, she realized that she was Transgender.
Between 2018-2019 she began swimming on the men’s team while at the same time transitioning using hormone replacement therapy. In the fall of 2019, she came out as transgender to her teammates.
Lia Thomas Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated at $100k.
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