Cheltenham grad earns spot on American University’s swimming & diving team

Fiona McMahon, a 2023 Cheltenham High School graduate, has earned a spot on American University’s Women’s swimming and diving team.

According to local historian Chuck Langerman, McMahon was a three-time team captain at Cheltenham. She was named all-league as a sophomore, junior, and senior, and set two individual school records in the in the 200 and 500 freestyle event and one relay school record.

According to, “her best time in the 500 would have ranked her fourth on American’s roster this past year. In addition, she can challenge for a relay spot as her 100 and 200 free times would have been fifth on the team last year.”

At American University, she is majoring in International Studies.

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Photos: American University, Cheltenham School District