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Kristian Gkolomeev
Kristian Gkolomeev

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Athens, Greece

High School:
Heraklion-Crete

Height:
6-6

Event:
Freestyle

Experience:
1L



10/10/2014

Swimming and Diving Posts Strong Showing at Georgia

The Alabama men fell to the Bulldogs 164-128 while the Tide women lost 164-130 to the defending NCAA and SEC Champion Georgia women

10/09/2014

Swimming and Diving Opens SEC Competition at Georgia Friday

The meet will be held in Gabrielsen Natatorium starting at 4 p.m. ET.

09/12/2014

Alabama Opens 2014-15 Collegiate Swimming and Diving Season with Decisive Wins over Delta State

Alabama's men beat Delta State 199-98 while the Crimson Tide women beat DSU 216-79

09/11/2014

Alabama Swimming and Diving Opens Season Friday at Home against Delta State

06/06/2014

Swimming and Diving Team Named

The award went to a Crimson Tide men's squad that smashed 12 school records, including all five relay marks in 2014

ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS:
2014 - Freshman:
At the NCAA Championships:Won the NCAA 50 Freestyle Championship in his first NCAA Championship appearance with a school record 18.95 ... first UA swimmer under 19 seconds in the 50 freestyle.


At the 2014 SEC Championships: Posted a fourth-place finish at the SEC Championships in the 50 freestyle while setting the Alabama school record in a time of 19.23 ... finished seventh at the SEC Championships in the 100 freestyle ... led off the 400 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships in a career-best time of 42.78 which ranks third all-time at Alabama ... scored in the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships with a time of 47.77 to rank seventh all-time at Alabama ... led off the school-record breaking 200 and 400 freestyle relays at the SEC Championships.

Regular Season: Joined the Tide for the spring semester and went undefeated in three 50 freestyle races ... won his lone attempt in the 100 freestyle against Georgia.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Competed for Greece in the 2012 Olympic Games in London where he placed 31st in the 100-meter freestyle ... placed 24th in the 50-meter freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships with a time of 22.62, making him the second youngest swimmer to finish in the top 25 of the event.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Full name: Kristian Gkolomeev ... son of Tsvetan and Kristina Gkolomeev ... brothers, Nikola and Ivan ... pre-major studies ... born July 4, 1993.


TOP TIMES:
50 freestyle 18.95 SR
100 freestyle 42.47
100 butterfly 47.77