Tom Shields – Bio, Wiki, Olympic Medals, World Records & Net Worth

Thom Shields is an American competitive swimmer. He started swimming at the age of 8. After he joined Edison High School and he did his college swimming career at the University of California. Right now he plays for the California Aquatics club.

Shields earned the first international medal of his career, a gold, in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay for his contribution in the heats at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen.

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He earned his first individual medal, a silver, in the 100-meter butterfly, finishing behind compatriot Tim Phillips. Shields also earned a silver medal in the 4×100-meter medley relay for his contribution to the heats.

In this post, you will know Tom Shields Olympic medal records, world records, earnings, income, net worth and Olympic news.

Tom Shields (Swimmer) – Short Bio/Wiki

Tom Shields Swimmer
Tom Shields Swimmer
Bio/WikiDetails
NameTom Shields
Full NameThomas Allen Shields
Nick NameTom
BornJuly 11, 1991
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
NationalityAmerican
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly, freestyle, backstroke
National TeamUnited States
ClubCalifornia Aquatics
Collage TeamUniversity of California, Berkeley
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/PartnerGianna Shields (Instagram)
Social Media Profile LinksTom Shields on Facebook
Tom Shields on Twitter
Tom Shields on Instagram

Tom Shields – Olympic Medal Results & Records

Shields won his first Olympic gold medal for his efforts as part of the 4×100-meter medley relay. Specifically, he swam the butterfly leg of the relay in the prelims of the event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

At the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Caeleb Dressel substituted in for Shields on the relay and the relay finished first and won the gold medal, including Shields and the others who swam on the prelims relay in the 4×100-meter medley relay.

OlympicsMedal Counts
Rio 2016 OlympicsGold medal – 4×100 m medley
Tokyo 2020 OlympicsGold medal – 4×100 m medley

Tom Shields – Other Tournament’s Records & Achievements

Shields competed at the 2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Istanbul, Turkey. He finished second in the 100 meter butterfly (49.54) and third in the 50 meter butterfly (22.46).

Shields’s time in the 50 meter butterfly was a new American Record. Additionally, the relay team of Matt Grevers, Kevin Cordes, Shields, and Ryan Lochte swam to a gold medal finish in the 4 × 100 meter medley relay.

TournamentsMedal Counts
Summer Universiade2011 Shenzhen – Gold medal – 4×200 m freestyle
2011 Shenzhen 100 m butterfly
2011 Shenzhen 4×100 m medley
World Championships (LC)2015 Kazan – Gold medal – 44×100 m medley
Pan American Games2019 Lima – Gold medal – 4100 m butterfly
2019 Lima – Gold medal – 44×100 m medley
World Championships (SC)2012 Istanbul – Gold medal – 44×100 m medley
2016 Windsor – Gold medal – 44×50 m medley mixed
2012 Istanbul – Silver medal – 4100 m butterfly
2014 Doha – Silver medal – 4×50 m freestyle
2014 Doha – Silver medal – 100 m butterfly
2014 Doha – Silver medal – 4×100 m medley
2016 Windsor – Silver medal – 50 m butterfly
2016 Windsor – Silver medal – 100 m butterfly
2016 Windsor – Silver medal – 200 m butterfly
2016 Windsor – Silver medal – 4×50 m freestyle
2016 Windsor – Silver medal – 4×50 m medley
2012 Istanbul – Bronze medal – 50 m butterfly
2014 Doha – Bronze medal – 4×100 m freestyle
2014 Doha – Bronze medal – 4×50 m medley
2016 Windsor – Bronze medal – 4×100 m freestyle

Tom Shields’s Net Worth 2021

According to some sources currently, Tom Shields’s net worth is estimated between $6-10 Million. Though his other income, earnings and brand endorsements are not revealed.

Tom Shields’s Quick Facts

Tom Shields With Wife Gianna Shields
Tom Shields With Wife Gianna Shields

1. Where is Tom Shields from?
He is from America.

2. How tall is Tom Shields?
He is 193 m (6 ft 4 in) tall.

3. How old is Tom Shields?
As of this date (6th August 2021), He is 30 years old now.

4. What college did Tom Shields go to?
University of California, Berkeley.

5. How many gold medals do Tom Shields have?
Tom Shields won eight (08) gold medals till now.

6. How Much is Tom Shields’s Net worth?
His current net worth is between $6-10 Million.

7. Who is Tom Shield’s wife?
His wife’s name is Gianna Shields.

8. Who won the men’s 4×100 m medley relay in Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
Tom Shields. He won the gold medal in the men’s 4×100 m medley relay with the USA swimming team (Ryan Murphy, Michael Andrew, Caeleb Dressel, Zach Apple, Hunter Armstrong, Andrew Wilson, Tom Shields, Blake Pieroni) in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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