Oct. 3, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Becky Kim, a member of the Ohio State synchronized swimming program from 2004-06 and 2009, was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 25.
Becky Kim Hall of Fame Speech
Becky Kim Hall of Fame Interview
A four-time U.S. Collegiate All-American, Kim won six U.S. Collegiate championships, ranging from duet, trio and team titles, during her Ohio State career. Additionally, during her span as a Buckeye, Kim was instrumental in helping Ohio State win a pair of U.S. Collegiate National titles in 2004 and 2009. The 2009 United States Synchronized Swimming Collegiate Athlete of the Year, Kim was pivotal in leading the Buckeyes to their first U.S. Senior National title in program history as a senior in 2009. Kim and Meghan Kinney paired up in the duet routine and finished first en route to the historic moment.
An active member of the U.S. Team I and Team II National squads throughout her career, Kim achieved a momentous feat when she was named a member of the U.S. Olympic Team for the Beijing Olympics in 2008.