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Alex Linge
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle
Height: 6'3"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Linköping, Sweden
High School: Katedralskolan HS
Born: 02/05/1992
Alex Linge Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/24/2013

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Talented sprinter and flyer who has continued his progress in the transition from meter competition to short course yards … Ranked second on the team in the 100 freestyle (44.54) and third on the team in the 100 butterfly (48.71) … Posted his season lows at the SEC Championships … Was the first alternate in the 100 free at SEC’s … Notched his midseason bests in the 100 free with a 10th place finish and in the 50 free with a 13th place finish at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational … Captured the consolation finals of the 200 free (1:40.66) and the 100 butterfly (50.33) at the midseason meet … Took fourth in the 100 free (46.81) in a win over Alabama … Finished in fifth in the 200 free with a time of 1:45.12 in a dual win against SMU … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
International swimmer who brings a wealth of experience form the international circuit to campus … Swam for Sweden in the European Championships … Competed extensively at the Swedish Senior Championships in 2010 and 2011 … Posted his country’s top 200 fly short course meter time at the 2011 Swedish Senior Championship … Earned gold medals at the Swedish Junior Championships in the 100 free and 200 fly … Owns short course meter times with short course yard conversions of 49.52 (44.32) in the 100 free, 1:49.85 (1:38.51) in the 200 free, 53.64 (48.06) in the 100 fly and 1:59.79 (1:47.33) in the 200 fly.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 5, 1992 … Coached by Michael Holmertz … Parents are Maris and Ewa Linge … Has one sister- Jennifer … Plans on majoring in business.

ALEX’S TOP TIMES
100 freestyle, 44.54, 2013 SEC Championships
200 freestyle, 1:39.63, 2013 SEC Championships
100 butterfly, 48.71, 2013 SEC Championships

 

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