Bogdan Balteanu
Bogdan  Balteanu


Lake Bluff, IL

High School:
Lake Forest


Biomedical engineering


Men's Swim & Dive Moves into First Place at A-10 Championships

Colonials win five races on Friday


Men's Swim & Dive Takes Third at Magnus Cup

Lemarie wins the mile on Sunday


Ortiz Wins 1-Meter Boards for Men's Swimming & Diving on Saturday

Colonials post strong second day at Magnus Cup


Men's Swimming & Diving in Third After Day 1 of Magnus Cup

Colonials post strong showing in first of three-day competition


GW Men's Swimming and Diving Dominates Howard

Colonials Grab First Win of 2016-17 on Saturday


GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell

GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley

2016-17: Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Placed 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke in of 56.49 at the A-10 Championships after posting a career-best time of 56.06 in prelims...Finished 20th in the 200 IM with a personal-best time of 1:53.09 at the A-10 Championships...Finished 28th in the 100 freestyle at the A-10 Championships (46.44)...

2015-16: Swam career-best times in the 50-yard breaststroke (26.73) and the 100-yard individual medley (53.53) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22).

2014-15: Swam third leg of GW record-setting 400-yd freestyle relay performance, posting a time of 3:01.09 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championship (Feb. 20)...Set personal-best in the 100-yd breaststroke (57.26) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20), good for 17th overall and seventh on GW's all-time list...Touched the wall in a career-best 55.46 in the 100-yd backstroke against Howard (Jan. 23)...Set new personal record in the 100-yd butterfly (53.37) at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 10)...Finished in a career-best time of 4:18.46 in the 400-yd IM at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 11)...Named to GW Athletics Department Academic Dean's List.

2013-14: Swam final leg of school record-setting 800-yard freestyle relay that finished in fourth at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19) with a time of 6:35.92...Finished fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championships with a season-best time of 1:52.93 to rank eighth on GW's all-time list...Swam a season-fastest time of 45.87 seconds in the prelims of the 100 free, good for eighth in Colonials' record book, and took home fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in 45.96 seconds at the league meet...Touched the wall in a season-best time of 1:42.33 in the prelims of the 200 free at the A-10 Championships...Swam a season-best time of 56.22 seconds in the 100 fly against UMBC (Oct. 26)...Earned season-fastest times at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21) in the 50 free (22.04) and 100 breast (59.06).

High School: Named a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) All-American in 2012...Helped Lake Forest squad finish third at state championships...State qualifier and all-state selection...Also competed for CATS Aquatic Team where he helped the 200-meter medley relay set an age group record in two divisions (Boys 17-18 and Boys 15-18) at the National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Long Course Championships...Also helped CATS squad to first-place finishes in the 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relays and an overall men's division title.

Personal: Born Bogdan Balteanu on May 17, 1995 in Bucharest, Romania...Son of Elena and Vlad Balteanu...Intends to major in biomedical engineering.

50-Yard Freestyle 22.04 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
100-Yard Freestyle 45.87 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:42.33 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
50-Yard Breaststroke 26.73 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
100-Yard Breaststroke 56.06 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2017)
200-Yard Breaststroke 2:14.74 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)
100-Yard Butterfly 51.48 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 53.53 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:52.93 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
200-Yard Individual Medley 1:53.09 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)

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