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Jan Wolfgarten
  • Senior
  • IM/Distance Free
  • Frankfurt, Germany (SG Frankfurt)
  • All-American

Career Best Times:
Long Course (Meters)

400 IM - 4:24.84 (2002 German Long Course Championships)
400 Free - 3:57.95
1,500 Free - 15:22.11 (German Trials, 6/5/04)

Short Course (Yards)
200 IM - 1:54.32 (Michigan, 2002)
400 IM - 3:51.40p (SEC Championships, 2004)
500 Free - 4:22.30 (SEC Championships, 2003)
1,000 Free - 9:17.20 (at Georgia, 11/13/03)
1,650 Free - 15:13.89 (SEC Championships, 2004)

National/International Competition: Took fifth in 1,500-meter free at 2003 World University Games (15:34.24) Also finished 11th in 800-meter free (8:14.03) Second in the 400-meter IM with a personal-best time of 4:24.84 at the 2002 German Long Course Championships ... Eighth in the 200-meter IM at German Championships Sixth in the 400-meter and 1,500-meter free ... Recorded personal-best times in the 200-meter IM (2:07.36) and 400-meter free (3:58.58) ... Eighth in the 1,500-meter free, 10th in the 400-meter IM and 14th in the 800-meter free at 2002 U.S. Spring Nationals ... Second in the 400-meter IM at the German Short Course Nationals in 2000 Sixth in the 400-meter IM at the German Nationals in 2000 First in the 400-meter IM and second in the 200-meter IM at the German Junior Nationals in 2000 Seventh in the 400-meter IM and 11th in the 200-meter IM at the Junior European Championships in 2000.

At Florida:
2003-04:
Picked up first All-America honor of career at NCAA Championships Finished seventh in 1,500-meter free (15:06.79), 23rd in 400-meter IM (4:18.64) and 40th in 400-meter free (3:52.51) Earned three All-SEC honors Finished fourth in 1,650 free (15:13.89) seventh in 400 IM (3:51.57) and eighth in 500 free (4:23.23) at SEC Championships All three marks were provisional times Finished season with five individual event wins (500 free vs. Kentucky, 500 free at TCU, 1,650 free at Florida Invitational, 400 IM at Florida Invitational, 400-meter free vs. Alabama) Second in 1,000 free (9:22.20) at Tennessee (1/31/04) First in 400-meter free (4:07.80) and third in 200-meter IM (2:13.64) vs. Alabama (1/24/04) Second in 800-meter free (8:20.92) and fourth in 400-meter free (4:06.97) vs. Auburn (1/23/04) Won 500 free (4:35.42) and took second in 200 IM (1:56.28) at TCU (1/17/04) Third in 400 IM (3:59.70) at Texas A&M (1/15/04) First in 500 free (4:33.21) vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) Swam in four events at 2003 U.S. Open Took 12th as part of 800-meter FR team (7:57.09) and 17th in 1,500-meter free (16:11.06) Also swam in prelims in 400-meter free (4:07.00) and 400-meter IM (4:42.54) Third in 400 IM (4:02.65) at South Carolina (11/14/03) Second in 1,000 free (9:17.20) and fifth in 500 free (4:34.18) at Georgia (11/13/03) Fourth in 200 IM (1:55.93) and sixth as part of 400 FR team (3:17.16) vs. Florida State (11/11/03) Fourth in 800-meter free (8:28.69) and fifth in 400-meter free (4:09.47) at Michigan (10/31/03) Second in 1,000 free (9:18.64) and fourth in 500 free (4:36.06) at Minnesota (10/30/03) Won both the 400 IM (4:00.56) and 1,650 free (15:24.89) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).

2002-03: Finished 23rd in the 1,650 free at the NCAA Championships All-SEC performer ... Touched the wall in a fifth-place time of 15:16.64 at the SEC Championships ... Third in the 200 free in a time of 1:42.03 ... Swam a fifth-place time of 9:23.78 in the 1,000-yard free vs. Tennessee (2/1/03) ... Fourth place in the 1,000 free at Alabama (1/25/03) in a time of 9:24.02 ... Second in the 1,000 free in a time of 9:23.97 at SMU (1/16/03) ... Swam to a 14th-place finish in the 1,500-meter free in a time of 16:24.92 at the 2002 U.S. Open ... Third in the 1,000 free (9:18.09) and fifth in the 500 free (4:34.47) vs. Georgia (11/23/02) ... Won the 1,000 free vs. South Carolina (11/15/02) in a time of 9:19.62 ... Earned a pair of fifth-place finishes vs. Michigan (11/1/02) in the 500 free and as a member of the 400 FR team ... Touched the wall in a second-place time of 9:25.03 in the 1,000 free at Penn State (10/26/02) ... Fourth in the 100 breast in a time of 1:01.30 vs. Indian River CC (10/18/02) ... Fourth in the 200 free in a time of 1:43.81 vs. LSU (10/11/02).

2001-2002: Clocked in at 15:27.93 in the 1,650 free for a first-place finish at the Last Chance Meet (2/27/02) ... Sixth in the 1,650 free in 15:26.74 at the SEC Championships ... Won the 1,000 free in 9:26.58 against Florida Atlantic (2/9/02) ... Fifth in the 200 IM (1:55.62) and clocked in at 4:34.78 in the 500 free against Alabama (1/26/02) ... Fourth in both the 500 and 1,000 free against Auburn (1/25/02) ... Third in the 200 back (1:58.12) at LSU (1/17/02) ... Won the 1,650 free and finished second in the 500 free vs. Penn State (1/5/02) ... Recorded a 22nd-place finish at the 2001 U.S. Open in the 400-meter IM ... Won the 1,000 free in 9:34.22 against Florida State (11/16/01) ... Fourth in both the 500 free (4:44.75) and 1,000 free (9:53.83) at South Carolina (11/10/01) ... Second in the 1,000 free at Clemson (11/9/01) ... Seventh in the 200-meter IM and eighth in the 200-meter breast at Michigan (10/26/02) ... Won the 400 IM in 4:07.80 against Miami/Indian River CC (10/20/01) ... Placed 15th in the 400 IM and 22nd in the 100 breast in the SEC Invitational ... Sixth in the 1,000 free (9:43.33) and seventh in the 200 breast (2:12.79) against Georgia (10/12/01).

High School: Set state records in 400-meter IM, 800-meter free and 1,500-meter free.

Club: Swam for SG Frankfurt Coached by Michael Ulmer.


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