- Theresa Michalak
- Halle, Germany
100 IM: 59.05
200 IM: 2:12.26
Placed 19th overall in the 200 IM at the 2013 World Championships… 2013 German Short Course National Champion in the 100 IM, 200 IM and 400 IM and silver medalist in the 100 breaststroke… Represented Germany at the 2012 Olympic Games in London where she placed 12th in the 200 individual medley (2:13.24) and she swam the 3rd leg of Germany’s 13th place 800 freestyle relay team… Captured the 2011 European Short Course Championship in the 100 IM… Owns the German national record in the 100 IM (short course) and the 200 IM (long course).
Joined the Gators in January of 2014… Sat out season as a redshirt.
Prior to Florida:
Named the Athlete of the Year at her high school as a senior… Trained with the Hall Swim Club under Frank Embacher… Parents are Ingo and Grit… Has one sibling, Till… Chose Florida because she felt between the academics and the training facilities, this was a perfect fit for her… Enjoys surfing, playing and listening to music and learning new languages and cultures in her spare time.