Lauren Wenger

Lauren Wenger

American water polo player, participant of the 2008 Olympics
Date of Birth: 11.03.1994
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Lauren Wenger
  2. Early Life and Career
  3. National and International Success
  4. Philanthropy and Personal Interests

Biography of Lauren Wenger

Lauren Wenger is an American water polo player, who participated in the 2008 Olympics. She was born on March 11, 1984, in Anaheim, California. Wenger is one of the professional American water polo players and plays as a defender.

Early Life and Career

Wenger spent her childhood in Long Beach, where she attended middle school and started participating in sports. Initially, she only focused on swimming, but later joined the school's water polo team. Her father, who was one of the best players at the University of California, had a significant influence on her career. Additionally, her two brothers are also involved in water polo. In school, Wenger became one of the leading players on the team, showcasing her skills against the strongest opponents.

National and International Success

Since 2002, Wenger has been a member of the national water polo team. After finishing high school, she enrolled at the University of California, where she graduated in political science in 2006.

In 2003, Wenger won the second place in the FINA Junior World Championship as a part of the junior national team. In 2005, she secured the second place in the FINA World Championship in Montreal as a member of the senior national team. The following year, Wenger and the American team achieved first place in the FINA League. In the same year, she also won the Holiday Cup.

In 2007, Wenger became the first-place winner at the World Championship in Melbourne with the American team. The same year, she showcased her leadership by winning the Pan American Games and securing the first place. In 2008, Wenger was selected to represent the United States in the Olympic team. It was her first time participating in the Olympic Games, and she earned a silver medal, leaving her mark in the history of the sport.

Philanthropy and Personal Interests

Aside from her sports career, Wenger is involved in charitable work. She is a member of a research center focused on studying breast cancer, a disease that took her grandmother's life. Wenger dedicates a significant amount of time to this cause.

In her free time, Wenger enjoys eating sushi and socializing with friends. She also has a passion for movies, with "Top Gun" being her favorite film. She admires the work of personalities such as George Clooney, Joaquin Phoenix, and Julia Roberts. Wenger is a fan of Bon Jovi, Keith Urban, Mary J. Blige, and the band "The Outfield".