Katarina Filova

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    Bratislava, Slovakia

Updated: July 3, 2014

General: Competed for her home country Slovakia in the 2012 Olympic Games in London ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that were named 2013 ACC Champions ... School-record holder in the 200 freestyle set in 2010.

2012-13: Swam in two relays at the NCAA Championships, helping the 200 medley relay to a 21st-place finish ... Helped bring in 134 relay points, along with 22 individual points for the H2Okies at the ACC Championships ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that were named ACC Champions ... Placed 11th in the 50 freestyle, 10th in the 200 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle at ACCs ... Swam the first leg of the 200 freestyle relay to lead her team to a third-place finish at Virginia ... Placed sixth in the 50 freestyle against the No. 10 Cavaliers ... Won the 200 freestyle in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Placed third in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 100 freestyle at NC State ... Took third in the 50 freestyle and swam the second leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help win the event against No. 10 Tennessee ... Won the 100 freestyle at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Won the 100 freestyle and placed second in the 200 freestyle at Georgia Tech ... Took second in the 200 freestyle and third in the 100 freestyle at Duke ... Placed second in the 50 freestyle and fourth in the 500 freestyle at North Carolina ... Swam her first event back as a H2Okie in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Won the 200 freestyle event with a time of 1:53.00 and swam the final legs of the 400 freestyle and 400 medley relay events to help her squads to first-place finishes.

2011-12: Took the year off to train for the 2012 Olympic Games.

2010-11: Finished ninth in the 200 free, 14th in the 100 free and 16th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships … Swam for the fourth-place 800 free relay squad at ACCs … Scored 65 points at the Volunteer Invitational, winning the 200 free while setting a new Tennesse pool record (1:47.15), earning the silver in the 100 free, the bronze medal in the 500 free and finishing seventh in the 50 free … Earned three additional relay medals at the Invite, winning the 800 free relay and setting a new pool record with a time of 7:18.10, finishing second in the 400 free relay and taking third in the 200 free relay … Won the 100 and the 200 freestyle events at Cincinnati with Kentucky on Jan. 29 … Swam B cut times in the 100 free (49.97), the 200 free (1:47.01) and the 500 free (4:46.34) … Ranked sixth in the ACC and 62nd in the nation in the 200 free.

2009-10: Earned 16th in the 200 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, garnering honorable mention All-American honors, after setting a new school record in the preliminaries and took 39th in the 100 free and 41st in the 50 free … Also helped the 800 freestyle relay team to a 10th-place finish, earning honorable mention All-America accolades in the relay … Helped the women to a second-place, school-record finish in the 800 freestyle relay in 7:06.93, qualifying for the NCAAs … Also set her own individual school record with a runner-up finish in the 200 freestyle … Took third in the 100 freestyle at Championships.

High School: Competed for St. Paul’s Anglican High School in Brisbane, Australia, after transferring from Gymnaszium Vazovova in Bratislava, Slovakia … Competed in the World Championships in Rome, the European Short Course Swimming Championship in Istanbul and the FINA/ARENA WORLD Cup in Berlin and Stockholm in 2009.

Personal: Katarina Filova was born on May 14, 1989, in Bratislava, Slovakia … Daughter of Ivana Filova and Frantisek Filo … Undecided major.

Filova's Career Best
50 Free: 22.80 100 Free: 49.13
200 Free: 1:45.25