The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Bogdan Balteanu
Bogdan Balteanu

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lake Bluff, IL

High School:
Lake Forest

Position:
Free/IM/Breast

Major:
Biomedical engineering



02/23/2014

GW Men's Swimming Makes Three Trips to Podium on Final Day of A-10s

Keegan, Koprivnjak, Rabe Medal to Pace GW Men's Swimming

02/20/2014

Huffman, Koprivnjak Make Podium Appearances at A-10 Championships

Colonials Duo Earns Third-Place Finishes to Pace GW Men's Swimming

02/19/2014

GW Men's Swimming Sets 800 Free Relay Record on Day 1 of A-10s

Colonials in Sixth Place Through First Day of League Meet

01/18/2014

GW Men's Swimming Edged by Georgetown, 136-125, in Home Finale

Koprivnjak, Rabe Lead Colonials Against Hoyas

01/16/2014

GW Swimming Hosts Georgetown for Senior Day Meet

Colonials Welcome Hoyas to Smith Center Pool on Saturday at 1 p.m.

10/29/2013

GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell

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


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.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2013-14 Season)
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)
100-Yard Breaststroke 59.06 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
100-Yard Butterfly 56.22 vs. UMBC (10/26/2013)
200-yard Individual Medley 1:52.93 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
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