Tim Slanschek
Fly, IM

Tim Slanschek

Fly, IM

Year Junior
Height 6-1
Hometown Sennwald, Switzerland
Last School Liechtensteinisches Gymnasium Vaduz
Club Team Swim Club Uster Wallisellen
Tim Slanschek

Biography

2017-18 (Sophomore): Competed for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 and 200 fly events, as well as in the 200 and 400 IM … Improved throughout the season, scoring points for the Yellow Jackets at the ACC Championships … Recorded nine NCAA B qualifying times in the 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM events … Set new career-best times in the 500 free (4:43.14), 100 IM (54.14) and 200 IM (1:48.65) … Posted the second-fastest time on the team for the season in the 200 fly (1:44.89) … Also had the fourth-fastest time for the Jackets on the season in the 100 fly (48.68), 200 IM (1:48.65), which also ranks 10th all-time in Tech history, and the 400 IM (3:52.51) … Registered the ninth-best time on the season for Tech in the 500 free (4:43.14) … Tallied 10 top-five individual finishes on the season … Recorded a third-place finish in the 200 fly (1:51.96) versus Delta State … Also turned in a time of 52.09 in the 100 fly versus Delta State, but was exhibitioned … Finished third overall in the 200 fly (1:44.89) at the Georgia Tech Invitational and in the 200 fly (1:50.54) in the dual meet at SCAD … Also recorded a time of 51.59 in the 100 fly at SCAD, but was exhibitioned … Touched the wall in fourth-place in the 200 fly at Northwestern (1:52.65) and at South Carolina (1:50.37), and in the 500 free (4:43.14) versus Emory … Totaled three fifth-place finishes in the season-opening dual meet against Pittsburgh, placing fifth in the 100 fly (51.29), 200 fly (1:52.47) and 200 IM (1:55.04) events … Also finished fifth in the 200 fly (1:50.27) and sixth in the 200 IM (1:56.49) at Notre Dame … Turned in a sixth-place showing in both the 100 fly (50.88) and 200 IM (1:54.90) in the dual meet at South Carolina … Placed seventh in the 100 IM (54.14) in the dual meet versus Emory … Finished seventh overall in the 100 fly (51.39) at Northwestern and in the 200 fly (1:49.80) at Georgia … Also placed eighth in the 200 IM (1:55.47) at Georgia … Recorded a seventh-place finish in the 200 IM (1:49.04) and in the 400 IM (3:54.50) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also finished 14th in the 100 fly (48.80) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished 15th overall in the 200 fly (1:45.06) at the ACC Championship meet … Also placed 21st in the 400 IM (3:52.85) and 37th in the 200 IM (1:48.65) at the conference championships.

2016-17 (Freshman): Closed out his first season on The Flats with career-best marks in both the 200 fly (1:44.00) and 400 IM (3:51.95) at the 2017 ACC Championships … Finished sixth overall in the 200 fly event at the ACC Championship meet … Recorded the second-fastest time on the year for the Yellow Jackets in the 200 fly (1:44.00) … Also posted the third-fastest time for Tech in the 100 fly (48.21), 200 IM (1:49.12) and 400 IM (3:51.95) … Tallied the fourth-best time on the year for the Jackets in the 1000 free (9:41.47) … Totaled 18 top-10 individual finishes on the season … Took second-place overall in the 200 fly (1:44.74) at the Georgia Tech Invitational and in the same event (1:50.98) in the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU … Placed third in the 200 fly (1:49.80) in the dual meet with Georgia, in the 200 fly (1:49.95) against Alabama and in the 200 fly (1:49.47) versus both SCAD and Florida State … Finished third overall in the 400 IM (4:06.78) against Cincy and FAU … Finished the year with the 10th-fastest time in the 200 fly (1:44.00) in the ACC.

Before Tech: Attended Liechtensteinisches Gymnasium Vaduz in Germany … Swam for five seasons for coach Flemming Poulsen and coach Tibor Godo … Competed in the European Short Course Championships in Dec. 2015 … Also participated in the 2016 European Long Course Championships held in London, United Kingdom.

Personal: Full name is Tim Slanschek … Born on Oct. 18, 1996 in Grabs, Switzerland … Son of Peter and Karin Slanschek … Has a brother named Marvin … Enjoys gaming, hiking, cycling and watching movies … Began swimming at the age of eight … Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as participating in the 2016 European Championships in London … Chose Georgia Tech because of its quality of education, athletics and learning English … Intends to major in computer science.

 

Slanschek’s Career Top Scores (4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
100 Fly48.212016 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Fly1:44.002017 ACC Championships
500 Free4:43.14vs. Emory (1/27/18)
1000 Free9:41.47vs. Notre Dame (10/21-22/16)
100 IM54.14vs. Emory (1/27/18)
200 IM1:48.652018 ACC Championships
400 IM3:51.952017 ACC Championships