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
|Full Name||Thomas Allen Shields|
|Born||July 11, 1991|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|Strokes||Butterfly, freestyle, backstroke|
|National Team||United States|
|Collage Team||University of California, Berkeley|
|Wife/Partner||Gianna Shields (Instagram)|
|Social Media Profile Links||Tom 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.
|Rio 2016 Olympics||Gold medal – 4×100 m medley|
|Tokyo 2020 Olympics||Gold 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.
|Summer Universiade||2011 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 Games||2019 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 for 2022
According to some sources currently, Tom Shields’s net worth is estimated between $8-12 Million. Though his other income, earnings and brand endorsements are not revealed.
Tom Shields’s Quick Facts
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 (20th February 2022), He is 31 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 $8-12 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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