Gustav Hokfelt
Gustav  Hokfelt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Norra Real

Height:
6-0

Major:
Public Health


04/09/2018

Hokfelt Qualifies for European Swimming Championships

GW senior took down a Swedish national record at the Stockholm Open

03/24/2018

Hokfelt Wraps NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

GW senior finished 36th in 200 back Saturday

03/23/2018

Hokfelt Drops Record at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

GW senior posted career-best time in 100 back to finish 18th in nation

03/22/2018

Hokfelt Begins NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

GW senior placed 51st in the nation in 50 free

03/19/2018

The Tactician

Gustav Hokfelt's commitment to the details have fueled his road to this week's NCAA Championships

2017-18: NCAA Championships Qualifier...Most Outstanding Performer at Atlantic 10 Championships...Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference member...Placed 18th at NCAA Championships in 100 back, breaking his A-10/GW record in his preliminary heat (45.99)...Also placed 36th nationally in 200 back (1:43.80) and 51st in the 50 free (20.28)...Won seven gold medals at A-10 Championships to help Colonials win second straight conference title...Swam opening leg on GW's 200 medley relay team that won gold in A-10 and program record time (1:27.47)...Led off GW's 200 free relay en route to gold in 1:20.41...Won first career gold in 50 free in NCAA B-cut time of 20.12 seconds...Broke own A-10 and program record in 100 back, winning in 46.24 seconds...Broke 100 back record (46.02) again in 400 medley relay, which broke A-10 and program records (3:12.46)...Set A-10 and program record in 200 back, winning gold in 1:41.97...Won gold with GW's 400 free relay to close out conference meet (2:57.11)...Served as a team captain.

2016-17: Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference member...Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Anchored gold medal 400-yard freestyle relay team with a school record time of 2:58.72...Swam opening leg of the gold medal 200 medley relay to help set a GW and A-10 record of 1:27.53...Opened gold medal 200 free relay to help set a new program record in 1:20.19 while setting a new GW record with a 50 free time of 20.32...Swam opening leg of the gold medal 400 medley relay to help set a new school record in 3:13.63...Set GW and A-10 record with his gold medal and NCAA 'B' cut time of 46.94 in the 100 backstroke...Won gold in the 200 back with his A-10 and GW record time of 1:43.70 - an NCAA 'B' cut performance..Took sixth in the 50 free in 20.62...2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar...Served as a team captain.

2015-16: 2016 A-10 All-Conference Second Team member...Finished the year ranked No. 81 in the nation in the 100-yard backstroke with his GW record an NCAA `B' Cut time of 48.26 in the preliminaries of the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Posted four other GW record-breaking times at the A-10 Championships in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:21.31) for fifth place, 400-yard freestyle relay (3:00.60) for fourth, 200-yard medley relay (1:29.81) for bronze, and 400-yard medley relay (3:16.36) for silver...Placed fifth in the 50 free (20.62) and sixth in both the 100 backstroke (48.80) and 200 backstroke (1:47.09) at the A-10 Championships...Swam career-best times in the 50-yard breaststroke (27.55), 100-yard butterfly (54.36), and 100-yard individual medley (57.07) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22)... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2014-15: Swam first leg of GW record-setting 400-yd medley relay, helping post a time of 3:18.86 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam second leg of GW record-setting 400-yd freestyle relay, posting a time of 3:01.09 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Posted strong freshman campaign, notching season-best times in the 50-yd freestyle (21.03), 100-yd backstroke (49.24) and 200-yd back (1:47.63) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19-21), good for ninth, second and third on GW's all-time list, respectively...Swam career-bests in the 100- and 200-yd free -- 47.36 and 1:44.85, respectively - at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21-22)... Touched the wall in personal fastest times in the 100-yd butterfly (54.77) and 200-yd IM (2:02.17) against Howard (Jan. 23).

High School: Finished third in the 100 and 200 backstrokes at the Swedish Junior Championships...Took home fifth in the 100 and 200 back at the Swedish Swimming Championships...Helped squad become No. 1 club team in Sweden.

Personal: Born Gustav Goran Viking Hokfelt on Aug. 30, 1994 in Stockholm, Sweden...Son of Ulrika and Patrik Hokfelt...Has one sister, Hedda...Intended major is undecided.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 20.12 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *GW Record
100-Yard Freestyle 44.20 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *GW Record
200-Yard Freestyle 1:44.85 at Patriot Invitational (11/21/2014)
50-Yard Breaststroke 27.55 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
50-Yard Backstroke 21.44 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
100-Yard Backstroke 45.99 NCAA Championships (3/23/2018) *A-10/GW Record
200-Yard Backstroke 1:41.97 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *A-10/GW Record
100-Yard Butterfly 52.19 at Howard (10/14/2017)
100-Yard Individual Medley 57.07 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
200-yard Individual Medley 2:02.17 at Howard (1/23/2015)

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