Annamieke Blackman '96 Sets Swimming World Record

Blackman is the new masters world record holder in the 200M breaststroke for her age group.
Over the weekend, Annamieke McReynolds Blackman '96 broke a world record in the 200M Breaststroke for her division in Masters swimming at the 2023 SE BSL Jack Barnacastle Invitational. She is part of the Lifetime Swim Team and completed the race with a time of 2:43.20.

Blackman was inducted into the GPS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011 for her outstanding achievements in swimming and contributions to the GPS athletic program. As a member of the GPS swim team, Ms. Blackman set and still holds the school record in the 100 yard breaststroke, and was three-time state champion, ten-time NISCA All American, and USA Swimming National Champion in the 100 meter and 200 meter breaststroke.

At Auburn, Ms. Blackman was a seven time All-American, 1999 SEC All-Academic, NCAA champion in the 200 medley relay, and the school record holder in the 200 yard breaststroke. In 2008, Ms. Blackman was inducted into the Southeastern Swimming Hall of Fame.