Apostolis Tsagkarakis

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•• 2006 All-American
•• 2006 honorable mention
All-American
•• 2005 honorable mention
All-American
•• 2004 Olympian
•• 2003 All-American
•• 2003 honorable mention
All-American 
•• School record holder
- 50 freestyle

Alabama Highlights:

2006 - Junior
• Broke Jon Olsen’s 1991 50 freestyle school record by a quarter of a second at the NCAA Championships, posting a 19.46
• Earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 50 freestyle, taking 10th at the NCAA Championships
• Took 19th in the 100 freestyle at the NCAA Championships
• Earned All-American honors as part of the 200 freestyle relay
• Earned honorable mention All-American honors as part of the 200 medley relay and the 800 freestyle relay
• Posted a career best 43.54 in the 100 freestyle
• Part of the Tide’s school record setting 200 freestyle relay at the Martin Invitational
• Finaled in the 50 and 100 freestyles at the SEC Championships, taking sixth and eighth place respectively
• Scored in the 200 freestyle at the SEC Championship, taking 18th place
• Part of the Tide’s U.S. Open Champion 400 medley relay

2005 - Sophomore
• Finaled in the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking sixth place
• Won the consolation final of the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking ninth overall
• Part of the Tide’s school record setting 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays at the SEC Championships
• Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyles at the NCAA Championships
• Honorable mention All-American as part of the 200 and 400 medley relays
• Swam career bests in the 50 and 100 freestyles at the SEC Championships, with times of 19.84 and 43.80 respectively
• Ranks second and third all-time for the Tide in the 50 and 100 freestyles respectively

Summer 2004
• Competed in the 50 freestyle at the Athens Olympics  2004 - Redshirt
• Redshirted the season to train for the Olympic Games 

2003 - Freshman
• All-American as part of the Tide’s 200 medley relay
• Honorable mention All-American as part of the Tide’s 200 and 400 freestyle relays
• Second fastest 50 freestyler (19.86) and 100 butterflyer (47.71) in Alabama history
• Finaled in the 50 and 100 freestyles and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships, taking fifth, eighth and sixth respectively
• At the NCAA Championships swam the 50 and 100 freestyles and 100 butterfly
• Swam legs on the Tide’s school record setting 200 and 400 medley relays and 200 and 400 freestyle relays 

Prep Highlights:

• Eighth at the 2002 World Championships (scm) in the 50m butterfly
• Took 12th in the 50m butterfly at the 2002 European Championships
• Greek national record holder in the 50 freestyle, 50 butterfly and 100 butterfly
• Took fourth in the 2002 European Short Course Championships in the 50 butterfly

Personal Information:

• Full name: Apostolis Tsagkarakis
• Son of Emmanouil and Kostoula Tsagkarakis
• Healthcare Management major
• Born February 19, 1982
 
Top Times:

50 freestyle       19.46 SR
100 freestyle     43.54
100 butterfly     47.71