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Date of Birth 26 February 1973Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameJennifer Beth Thompson
Nickname Jenny
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jenny Thompson was born on February 26, 1973 in Danvers, Massachusetts, USA as Jennifer Beth Thompson. She has been married to Daniel Richard Cumpelik since September 5, 2010.

Spouse (1)

Daniel Richard Cumpelik (5 September 2010 - present)

Trivia (9)

Most decorated U.S. Olympian with 12 medals, 8 of them gold.
Retired from swimming at age 31 after a 17-year storied career in October 2004 after the Short Course World Championships, where she won 2 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze.
Competed in 4 Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004).
Graduated from Stanford University in 1995 as a human biology major.
Attending Columbia University since 2001, studying to become a doctor.
Daughter of the late Margrid J. Thompson of Dover, New Hampshire and the late Phillip B. Thompson of Georgetown, Massachusetts. Daughter-in-law of Josef Cumpelik and Mary Mataseje Cumpelik of Shelton, Connecticut. Stepmother of Kayla Cumpelik.
She has earned 12 Olympic medals in relay for competitions in 1992 Barcelona, Spain; 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia; and 2000 in Sydney, Australia including eight gold medals.
In medical school at Columbia University. [December 2004]
A fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. [September 2010]

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