1996 Olympic Silver Medalist, Allison Wagner, is an American swimmer who won the 400m individual medley. She was named the American Swimmer of the Year in Swimming World Magazine. Additionally, Allison still holds the world record time in the 200m medley.
“The catastrophe that is the Darfur conflict stirs in me a deep sadness and pain like it does for so many others. The interconnectedness, the threads of emotion that we all experience interweaves us as Olympians, not only representatives of our respective countries, but as citizens of the world, to unite and use our voice to support an end to the crisis in Sudan.”