David Plummer is a member of the United States National Team who specializes in the 50m and 100m backstroke. Born and raised in Oklahoma, David left home in 2005 to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Ryan, to swim for the Golden Gophers at the University of Minnesota. He had an impressive college career, tallying 14 All-American honors and competing at the World University Games in 2007.
David’s collegiate success has spilled over to an impressive professional career. David contributed his backstroke expertise to help win gold at the 2010 FINA Short Course World Championships in Dubai. Additional medals have been won at the 2013 FINA World Championships, where he took silver; Gold in the 2013 Arena Grand Prix Minneapolis for the 100y; And silver in both the 50m and 100m at the 2014 Charlotte Grand Prix.
In 2013, David broke the US Open record in the 50m backstroke at the National Championships, with a time of 24.52.