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Oliver Rus

Sprint Free/ Breast
Position
Junior
Class
Norwalk, Conn.
Hometown
Fairfield College Preparatory
High School
University of Presov
Previous School

Virginia Career Bests
50 free:
20.23
100 free: 44.74
100 breast: 54.92

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Recorded a career-best time in the 100-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships
• Ranks fifth all-time in the 200-yard freestyle relay
• Competed in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Placed 15th in the 100-yard breaststroke, 20th in the 50-yard freestyle and 23rd in the 100-yard freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational

2018-19
• Captured a career-best time in three events at the ACC Championships
• Finished 31st in the 100 breast, 41st in the 50 free and 45th in the 100 free at the ACC Championships

Background 
• Qualified for the 2016 Junior Nationals in two events
• Was a three-time State Open Champion in 2016-17 and four-time State Open Champion in 2017-18
• State record holder in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard medley relay
• Four-time All-American, earning the honor in the 200-yard medley relay, 50-yard free, 200-yard free relay and 100-yard breast
• Named the 2017 Northeast Sectional Champion
• Two-time All-State and All-Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC) honoree and 2018 SCC MVP
• Attended University of Presov
• Swam for Piranha Swimming at Darien YMCA

Personal 
• Son of Darina Gorogova
•  Plays the piano, guitar, alto sax and drums