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Murat Yildirim

Breast/IM
Position
Freshman
Class
Istanbul, Turkey
Hometown
Kabatas Erkek
High School

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
54.55 (10th all-time at UVA)
200 Breast:
1:57.67
200 IM: 1:51.14

2015-16
• Placed 12th in 200-yard breaststroke and 19th in 100 breast at ACC Championships
• Set season-best times in 100 breast (54.55), 200 breast (1:57.67) and 200 IM (1:51.14) at ACCs
• Won 100 breast against Notre Dame

Background
• Recorded top-five times in 100m breast, 200m breast and 200m IM at 2014 Turkish Short-Course Championships
• Age-group Turkish national champion in the 100m breast and 200m breast at the 2014 Turkish Long-Course Championships
• Member of the Turkish National Team since 2011