Thursday, August 2, 2012

Nathan Adrian

Nathan Adrian is an American swimmer who currently holds the United States record in 50 and 100-yard freestyle events.

Adrian won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the 100-meter freestyle event, edging James Magnussen by 1/100 seconds. He also won silver in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, together with team mates Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Cullen Jones.

Born: December 7, 1988 in Bremerton, Washington
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 220 lbs
Website: Twitter

Career Highlights:
  • Won gold medal in 2008 Olympics 4x100-meter freestyle relay
  • Won 14 medals in international competitions: 11 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
  • Five-time NCAA champion, swimming for UC Berkeley
  • Won four gold medals at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships
  • First American to win 100-meter freestyle in Olympics since Matt Biondi in 1988

1 comment:

  1. Nicely developed legs. He has big feet just like Phelps. No doubt that helps him in the pool.