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Peter Vanderkaay

  • Team: United States
  • Sport: Swimming
  • Date of birth: 12-Feb-1984
  • Discipline: Freestyle

Biography

Career Highlights:

Swam personal best times in the 400m free and 1500m free at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials to qualify for Beijing… Member of the world record-setting 800m free relay at the 2007 World Championships... won silver in the 800m free relay and bronze in both the 800m and 1500m free at the 2003 World University Games.

Outside of the Pool:

Graduated from the University of Michigan in 2006 with a degree in biology… older brother Christian and younger brother Alex swam at Michigan… now youngest brother Dane is a sophomore and swims at Michigan…enjoys hunting, being outdoors and hanging out with friends…

Achievements

2008 Beijing Olympic Results:

Gold, 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay (World Record)

2012 Olympic Games

3rd 400m Freestyle

2010 Pan pacific Championships USA

1st 4x200metres freestyle
3rd 200metres freestyle
4th 400metres freestyle
5th 800metres freestyle

2010 World Swimming Championships, Dubai (25m)

2nd 4x200metres freestyle relay
4th 400metres freestyle
5th 1500metres freestyle