Youssef Ragab
Youssef  Ragab

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Alexandria, Egypt

High School:
Lycee Francais d'Alexandrie

Height:
6-1

Major:
Business Administration


03/10/2018

Men’s Swimming & Diving Finishes Runner-Up at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials follow up A-10 title with second-place finish at national postseason meet

03/09/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Lead at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials claimed gold in the 800 free relay

02/17/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Repeats as A-10 Champion

Colonials celebrated their second straight conference crown Saturday

02/16/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Strong at A-10 Championships

Colonials won seven medals Friday to keep the lead

02/15/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Still on Top at A-10 Championships

Gustav Hokfelt won a pair of gold medals Thursday

2017-18: A-10 All-Conference Second Team...Put together a strong freshman campaign breaking into the all-time top time in four individual events to help the Colonials claim their second straight Atlantic 10 title...Scored in all three individual events at the conference meet, highlighted by a silver-medal swim in the 400 IM in a career-best time of 3:56.09...Finished 10th in the 200 IM, setting a career best (1:49.78) in the B final...Also placed 15th in 200 fly (1:53.29) after setting a personal best of 1:52.50 in prelims...Continued season at CSCAA National Invitational Championship, where he picked up gold in the 800 free relay (GW/meet record 6:31.75) to help Colonials finish runner-up...Also placed sixth in the 100 IM (50.60), 17th in the 200 IM (1:51.81) and 11th in the 200 free (1:39.85)...Swam a leg on the 200 medley relay that placed 10th in 1:30.47, as well.

High School: Attended Lycee Francais d'Alexandrie in Alexandria, Egypt...Competed with the Alexandria Sporting Club...Represented Egypt at the Junior African championship and won two gold medals (100 fly and 4x100 mixed medley), two silver medals (50 fly, 4x100 medley) and a bronze (50 fly)...Earned a gold (200 fly), three silver (100 free, 100 fly and 200 free) and one bronze medal (50 fly) at Dubai International Aquatic Championship...Also competed internationally at the Comen Cup in Greece...Accumulated numerous Egyptian national medals and age group records...Graduated with honors.

Personal: Born Youssef Hatem Ragab on March 26, 1999, in Charleston, South Carolina...Son of Randa Elbahtimi and Hatem Ragab...Has a younger brother, Yehia...Plans to major in business administration.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 22.24 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/17/2017)
100-Yard Freestyle 45.60 CSCAA National Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:38.64 CSCAA National Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
100-Yard Butterfly 53.35 at American (1/13/2018)
200-Yard Butterfly 1:52.50 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
100-Yard Breast 1:00.04 at American (1/13/2018)
100-Yard Individual Medley 50.60 CSCAA National Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
200-Yard Individual Medley 1:49.78 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
400-Yard Individual Medley 3:56.09 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)

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