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Nathan Adrian

  • Team: United States
  • Sport: Swimming
  • Date of birth: 07-Dec-1988
  • Discipline: Freestyle

Biography

Nathan Adrian is one of the newest additions to the Speedo team, but is no stranger to setting the pace to beat on the competitive swimming circuit. Adrian, a 22-year old student at UC Berkeley is the current American record holder for the 50 m and 100 m short course freestyle. Nathan is the top-ranked sprinter in the US and has 12 medals from major international competitions to his name, including ten gold, one silver and one bronze.

Nathan was raised in Bremerton, Washington as part of a multicultural family; his Chinese mother was born and raised in Hong Kong. Nathan became interested in swimming at an early age due to his older siblings' interest in the sport. Flash forward to 2011, where Nathan took home gold medals in the 50 y and 100y freestyle at the NCAA Championships. After his recent freestyle win at this past summer’s ConocoPhillips National Championships, his 2 National Titles and 4 Pan Pacific gold medals in 2010, you can see why Nathan feels right at home in the Speedo family.

Achievements

Winner of gold in the 100m Freestyle at the London 2012 Olympics.

2012 Olympic Games

1st 100m Freestyle
1st 4x 100m Medley relay
2nd 2x 400m Freestyle relay