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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Pawel Werner


Wroclaw, Poland

Four-Time All-American

Four-Time All-SEC

2013 NCAA Champion (800 Free Relay)

2013 SEC Champion in 200 Free

2013 All-SEC Freshman Team Honoree

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection


Top Times


50 Free:                 19.84      (2014 NCAA Championships)

100 Free:               43.42      (2013 SEC Championships)

200 Free:               1:33.23  (2013 SEC Championships)

500 Free:               4:24.99  (SMU Classic, 1/18/13-1/19/13)

100 Fly:                  48.98      (Tennessee, 2/1/13)



50 Free:                 23.93      (2012 International Swim Meeting)

100 Free:               50.26      (2011 FINA World Junior Championships)

200 Free:               1:49.39  (2011 FINA World Junior Championships)


UF All-Time Rankings

200 Free:               Fifth (1:33.23)

200 Free Relay:   Third (1:17.26)

800 Free Relay:   Second (6:13.27)


National/International Competition:

Competed in two events at the 2014 European Championships… Participated in the 2011 FINA Junior Swimming Championships for Poland… Won silver in the 100m and 200m free and was a member of the bronze medal 4x200 free relay team.


At Florida


NCAA Championships: Placed 27th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.41), 40th in the 50-yard freestyle (19.84) and clocked a time of 44.03 in the 100-yard freestyle… SEC Championships: Was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:16.88) that placed third to earn Werner and his relay teammates second-team All-SEC honors… Individually, Werner placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.84) and he won the ‘C’ final of the 100-yard freestyle in 43.51 seconds… Placed first in two individual events during dual meets and invitational competition… Honors: Second Team All-SEC… 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



NCAA Championships: Was a member of the NCAA Champion 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished in a UF-record time of 6:13.27… Earned four All-America honors as a part of three relays (800-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle) and for his 14th-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.90)…SEC Championships: Was a member of the SEC Champion 800-yard freestyle relay team, where that squad set the second-fastest time in school history... Individually, won his first individual SEC title in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:33.82… In addition, Werner placed 10th in the 100-yard freestyle (43.42), 17th in the 50-yard freestyle (19.94)... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for the second time following an outstanding performance in dual meet against Texas A&M, as he won the 100-yard freestyle (44.98), placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle (21.09) and was a member of the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay team… Finished first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.61) and second in the 100-yard freestyle (45.04) at the All-Florida Invitational in his first meet as a Gator… Honors: NCAA Champion… Four All-America honors… SEC Champion… First Team All-SEC… SEC Freshman of the Week (11/5).


Prior to Florida:

Attended Gimbasket High School in Poland… Parents are Marek and Jadwiga… Has one sibling, Paulina… Majoring in computer engineering.


Coach Troy on Pawel:

“Pawel has recovered from his injury and is now back to the form he had as a freshman here at UF. He will be a key to our relay team’s success this season.”


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