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Jack Aikins

Atlanta, Ga.
West Forsyth HS
High School
Jack Aikins - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

2023: 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay
200 Back, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay

2023: 200 Back
200 Back

UVA Career-Bests
50 Free:
19.12 (3rd all-time at UVA)
200 Free:
1:33.64 (6th all-time at UVA)
100 Back: 46.13 (4th all-time at UVA)
200 Back: 1:39.26 (UVA Record)
100 Fly: 48.84

• Did not participate in NCAA events to prepare for Olympic trials.
• Finished third in the 200 back with a time of 1:59.98 at the TYR Pro Swim Series.
• Finished ninth in the B Final with a time of 1:56.82 in the 200 back at the Toyota U.S. Open.
• Finished fourth in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 53.85 at the Toyota U.S. Open
• 3x gold medalist at the 2023 Pan American games (200 back, men’s 4×100 medley relay, mixed 4×100 medley relay), and silver medalist (men’s 4×100 free relay).

2024 World Championships
• Swam the leadoff backstroke leg of the 4×100 medley relay helping the U.S. to record the top time of 3:32.53 in the prelims. In the night session, the American squad went on to win the gold, earning Aikins his third relay medal of the meet and his second gold.
• Earned gold in Mixed 4x100M Medley Relay by swimming leadoff backstroke leg in the prelims
• On Day 1 of Worlds helped US win bronze in 4×100 free relay by swimming a leg in the prelims. Became the first male Virginia swimmer to earn a medal at Worlds since 2014.
• Was fourth in the 200M backstroke (1:56.21)
• Finished eighth in 100M back final (54.50)

• Was on sixth-place 200 free relay team at NCAAs
• Member of 400 medley relay that placed 10th at NCAAs
• Helped UVA to 13th in 400 free relay at NCAA
• Placed second in the 400 medley relay at ACC Championships
• Won the 200 free at the Cavalier Invite
• Placed second in the 100 back against NC State and North Carolina
• Won the 200 back against Virginia Tech
• Won the 200 back against Florida
• Placed second in the 200 back against Texas
• Placed sixth in the 50 free at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed sixth in the 100 back at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed second in the 200 back at the Tennessee Invitational
• All-ACC Academic Team

• Placed fourth in the 400 free relay and ninth in the 200 back at NCAA Championships
• Set a UVA record with 200 back time of 1:39.26 at NCAAs
• Placed second in the 200 backstroke at ACCs to earn All-ACC honors and was 10th in the 100 back with the fourth-fastest time in UVA history
• Swam then-second-fastest time in UVA history and finished sixth in the 50 freestyle at ACC Championships
• Swam second leg of UVA record 400 freestyle relay that finished second at ACC Championships
• Placed first in the 100 free at the team’s meet against Army
• Placed first in the 200 freestyle relay at the team’s meet against Tennessee
• Placed fourth in the 100 back at the 2021 Toyota US Open Championships
• Placed third in the 200 back at the team’s meet against North Carolina
• All-ACC Academic Team
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• 12-time All-American
• Georgia State Champion in the 50 Freestyle (2019)
• Four-time Georgia State Champion (2020)
• Four-time Georgia State Champion (2021)
• State Record Holder
• Four-time West Forsyth Team MVP
• USA National Junior Team
• U.S. Open Champion
• Competed in the US Olympic Trials as a finalist
• Five-time Junior National Champion
• Academic Honor Roll

• Parents are Maureen and Brad Aikins
• Has two sisters, Katherine and Caroline
• Both sisters swam for Georgia