DOHA, Qatar – Virginia sophomore Claire Curzan has been named the Best Female Swimmer at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Over the course of the eight-day meet, Curzan won a total of six medals: four gold, one silver and one bronze. She won gold in all three of the backstroke events, making her just the third swimmer in World Championships history to sweep the 50, 100, and 200 distances of a single stroke, and just the second female.

She also won an individual silver in the 100 fly. She won two relay medals: a gold in the Mixed 4x100M Medley and a bronze in the Mixed 4x100M Freestyle.