2009-10: Earned a top-10 placement at the Volunteer Invitational, securing ninth in the 1650 free…Took fifth in the 1650 freestyle and ninth in the 500 freestyle at the Triangle College Cup at North Carolina…Placed sixth in the 1000 freestyle against Penn State.
2008-09: Competed in the 200 free and 1650 free at the ACC Championships … Placed fifth in the 1650 free and eighth in the 500 free at the Volunteer Invitational … Named to ACC All-Academic Team ... Posted a second-place finish in the 1000 free at the NC State/West Virginia Meet and a third-place finish at the Pittsburgh meet ... Set the school-record for the 1650 free.
High School: Swam for Ayazaga Isik H.S. and the club team, ENKA ... Helped school win the national championship all four years, allowing the squad to compete at the ISF World Championship and the Gymnasiade Games in Greece ... Competed for the Turkish National team in the World Championships (Melbourne, Australia) and in the European Junior Championships ... Took bronze in the 400-meter free and silver in the 1500 free at the COMEN Cup ... Broke the Turkish Open Record in the 1500 free to win the silver at the European Youth Olympic Festival.
Personal: Caglar Gokbulut was born on Aug. 19, 1989, in Istanbul, Turkey ... Son of Hamdi and Nilufer Gokbulut ... Majoring in architecture.