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News correspondent , newscaster , Olympic athlete

Summer Sanders, Olympic athlete, news correspondent, newscaster. Achievements include gold medal 200-meter butterfly, 400-meter medley relay preliminaries; silver medal, 200-meter individual medley and bronze medal 400-meter individual medley, 1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona, Spain.

Background

Sanders, Summer was born on October 13, 1972. Daughter of Bob and Barbara Sanders.

Education

Student, Stanford University.

Career

Olympic swimmer, Barcelona, 1992. Retired from professional swimming, 1993. Returned but did not qualify for Olympics, 1995—1996.

Hostess, Sandblast Music Television, 1994—1995. Host game show for children Figure It Out Nickelodeon, 1997—1999. Broadcaster Women's National Basketball Association Lifetime television, 1997—1998.

Co-host National Basketball Association Inside Stuff, since 1997. Host Beg, Borrow or Deal Entertainment and Sports Programming Network 2, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include gold medal 200-meter butterfly, 400-meter medley relay preliminaries. Silver medal, 200-meter individual medley and bronze medal 400-meter individual medley, 1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona, Spain.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with Melinda Marshall): Champions are Raised, Not Born: How my Parents made me a Success, 1999.

Connections

Married Mark Henderson, July 1997.

father:
Bob Sanders

mother:
Barbara Sanders

spouse:
Mark Henderson