Dagny Knutson ARTiculates how the Olympic dream should evolve.
Dagny Knutson has numerous ND state high school championship titles, and multiple national high school records; Dagny formerly holds the American Record in the 400 yard Individual Medley event. She has represented Team USA on the junior national and senior national level. In 2009, Dagny was part of the Rome World Championship team, earning a silver medal in the 4×200 freestyle relay, and became a World Championship gold medalist in the same event at the Shanghai World Championships in 2011. Dagny grew up in Minot, ND where the majority of her swimming career took place. She graduated high school in 2010 from Minot High School and is graduating college this month with a major in Sports Management and minor in entrepreneurial studies from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Az. She plans to earn her master’s degree in professional mental health counseling and will continue to be an advocate for athletes’ mental health awareness.
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