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Daniel Kertesz
Daniel Kertesz
Free, Breast

Daniel Kertesz

Free, Breast

Height 6-3
Major Industrial Engineering
Hometown Ängelholm, Sweden
Last School Nyhemsskolan (Rönninge gymnasium)
Year Sophomore
Daniel Kertesz

Biography

2019-20 (Freshman): Competed this season in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 free, and 100 and 200 breast this season … Also competed with the 400 free, 800 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relay groups … His 100 breast at the ACC Championships, an NCAA B qualifying time of 54.05, ranks eighth in Georgia Tech program history … Swam with the 800 free relay group that finished in 6:28.13, which is eighth in program history … Turned in his fastest 100 free (45.38), 200 free (1:37.85) and 500 free (4:28.55) of the season at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also swam his best 200 breast of the season at ACCs, touching the wall in 2:02.93 … Took third in the 100 breast against Florida State (56.42) … Earned top-5 finishes in the 100 free against Georgia Southern, SCAD (46.85), 200 free against South Carolina (1:41.40).

High School: A prolific youth swimmer, holds 44 Swedish Youth National medals in total – 27 golds, 13 silver and four bronze … Shattered three Swedish Youth National records, breaking the 100 free LCM in 2013, the 100 breast SCM in 2012 and the 800 free SCM in 2014 … Also owns several Swedish age-group records (100 free at 16, 100 and 50 breast at 14, and 100 and 50 free at 13) … Swam to nine Swedish Junior National medals in total – five gold, three silver and one bronze … Holds the Swedish Junior National record in the 400 medley relay mixed … Overall, he represented the Swedish National Team at the European Youth Olympic Festival, Nordic Age Group Championships, European Junior Championships, Nordic Junior Championships, and Nordic Championships.

Personal: Brother, Viktor, swam at Grand Canyon University (2016-18) … Has one older brother … Intends on majoring in mechanical engineering.

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