Annie, Matt Grevers Welcome Baby Number 2: Barbara Grace

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Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers and his wife, Pan American Games gold medalist Annie Grevers welcomed baby number two to the world on Sunday December 1, 2019. Barbara Grace Grevers was named after her grandmother Barbara Chandler, who passed away before she had a chance to meet her grand daughter.

Barbara Grace is the younger sister of Skyler Lea, who was born November 9, 2016. Barbara Grace was 10 pounds and 22 inches.

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Barbara Grace “Gracie” Grevers. 10lbs. 22 inches. Born 12/1/19 at 11:29 a.m. You’re named after the most remarkable, grace-filled woman I’ll ever know – Barbara Ann Chandler. Though you two are not overlapping in life on earth, I know she’s rejoicing in your birth from above. It seems appropriate that you tipped the scale to the same hefty weight as your Mimi did at her birth in 1950. We love all ten luscious pounds of you, beautiful girl and pray you’ll eventually know God’s abounding grace which led your Mimi to leave an extraordinary legacy for us all here. “Gracie Grevers…” I remember Mom saying with a sparkle in her eye. “Sounds like a stage name.” Welcome to the big show, Gracie girl.

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The couple originally announced their pregnancy in May 2019.

Matt Grevers is a two-time Olympian and a four-time Olympic gold medalist. At the 2008 Beijing Games, he earned two golds as a member of the 4x100m medley relay and 4x100m free relay in addition to racing to silver in the 100m back. In London 2012, he was part of the winning 4x100m medley relay and earned his first individual gold in the 100m back, bettering Aaron Peirsol’s Olympic record. Grevers is a current member of the LA Current that will be vying for the first ever International Swimming League title in December. He is training for his third Olympic team in 2020 and will turn 35 in March, still at the top of his game.

Annie Grevers, née Chandler, swam for the University of Arizona and won the 100 breast at the NCAA DI Championships in 2010. She was also a member of six NCAA relays during her college career as well as part of Arizona’s NCAA Championship title team in 2008. She represented the United States at the Pan Pacific Games in 2010 and at the Pan American Games in 2011, where she won the 100 breast.

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