- Kohlmann participated in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games (18th place in 100 free, 11th place in the 4×100m freestyle relay with Teresa Rivera, Rosa Fuentes, and Irma Huerta) and the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games (23rd place in 100 free).
- Kohlmann won 2 bronze medals at the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas in the 4x100m freestyle relay and the 4x100m medley.
- Kohlmann is the first Mexican woman to swim under 27 seconds in 50 free.
- Kohlmann is a member of the Sport City Elite Team, setting a world open water swimming relay record with the Mexican American Unity Swim in Lake Powell between the Arizona and Utah borders.
- Kohlmann is a masters swimmer.
- Kohlmann is the Founder and Head Coach of Team Kohlmann.
- Kohlmann is a member of record setting relay, two-way crossing of the English Channel with Patricia Kohlmann, Nora Toledano, Patricia Guerra, Monica Ramirez, Ana Paula Escobar, Minerva Martinez on 28 August 2005 in 28 hours 14 minutes 43 seconds.
- Kohlmann is a certified open water swimming coach by the World Open Water Swimming Association
Mexican American Unity Swim
The Mexican American Unity Swim in Lake Powell between the Arizona and Utah borders in the United States set the record for the longest non-stop lake relay record in 2010. The team consisted of three American men and three Mexican women who swam 108 nautical miles in 55 hours 20 minutes 25 seconds: Patty Kohlmann, Edna Llorens, Nora Toledano, Vito Bialla, Matthew Davie, and Phil Cutti.
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