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  Bence Kiraly
Bence  Kiraly

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Szeged, Hungary

High School:
Leowey Klara Gimnazium

Event:
Distance Free/Fly/IM

Birthdate:
03/25/1993

01/08/2015

Kiraly Earns Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month Honors for November

Junior swimmer set three new school records at Texas Invite last month.

11/01/2014

Utah Men's Swim Team Defeats #20 Arizona

Men also beat UNLV while women split with Arizona/UNLV.

09/30/2014

Utah Swimming and Diving to Compete in Intermountain Shootout

Utes head to Grand Junction, Colo. Oct 3-4.

01/14/2013

Friday's Home Meet Against Denver to Start at 5 p.m.

Utah to take on Pioneers at Ute Natatorium.

11/10/2012

Utah Swimming and Diving Looks Good in Las Vegas

Ute women complete the day 2-0, while the men finish 1-1.


2013-14
- Placed 21st in the 500 free at the NCAA Men's Championships while setting a new school record with a time of 4:17.71 ... finished 19th in the 1,650 free at the NCAA's with a school record time of 14:57.59 ... finished second in the 1,000 free against USC, but set a new school record in the process with a time of 9:05.52, which ranked 10th fastest in the nation ... helped lead Utah to a fourth-place finish in the 800 free relay (6:21.15) at Pac-12's ... Finished fifth in the 500 free (4:19.00) and became Utah's first Pac-12 individual champion after winning the 1,650 free (14:58.37) ... set his fourth school record of the season after breaking a 25-year school mark in the 200 fly (1:45.73) with an eighth-place finish at the AT&T Winter National Championships ... other season-best times included the 50 free (21.76) against Denver, 100 free (45.12) and 200 free (1:36.02) at the Pac-12's, 200 breast (2:07.36) against Colorado Mesa, 200 IM (1:50.37) against UNLV and 400 IM (3:51.05) at the Missouri Invitational ... Second Team Pac-12 All-Academic Team selection.

2012-13 - Finished 12th in the 400 IM (3:49.57, 3:49.30 in prelims), 15th in the 500 free (4:24.83, 4:23.87 in prelims) and 17th in the 200 fly (1:46.38) at the Pac-12 Championships ... assisted in the fifth place 800 medley relay (6:26.06) and the seventh place 400 medley relay (3:15.19) at Pac-12's ... won the 200 IM (1:50.58, season-best time) and finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:49.10) vs. USC ... took first in 200 IM (1:53.54), and in 500 free (4:35.26) against Air Force, as well as participating on the first place 200 medley relay team (1:32.40) ... won the 500 free (4:34.57) and 400 IM (3:57.84) against Arizona State ... placed fourth in 1,000 free (9:52.35) and 500 free (4:45.11) against Denver ... won 1,000 free (9:31.74), 200 fly (1:52.32) and 500 free (4:39.50) versus BYU ... took second in the 200 fly (1:48.23), third in the 400 IM (3:52.30) and first in the 500 free (4:23.22, season-best time) at the Purdue Invitational ... took first in 500 free (4:33.73), and second in the 200 fly (1:49.88) against UNLV ... took first in the 200 fly (1:50.79), first in the 500 free (4:34.27), and first in the 200 IM (1:54.26) versus UCSB.

High School/Club Swim - Hungarian age group champion ... member of the junior national team ... swam for Szegedi Us20 Egylet ... coached by Ga'bor Gellert.

Pesonal - Born March 25, 1993 ... son of Jozsef and Erika Kira'lyne Horva'th ... majoring in business.


2014-15 TOP TIMES
50 Free - :20.92 (Pac-12, 3/5/15)
100 Free - :46.69 (Int-Mtn, 10/4/14)
200 Free - 1:35.21 (Texas Inv, 12/5/14)
500 Free - 4:13.83 (Pac-12, 3/26/15)
200 Free - 1:35.21 (Texas Inv, 12/5/14)
1,000 Free - 9:09.91 (DEN, 1/23/15)
1,650 Free - 14:41.86 (NCAA, 3/28/15)
100 Fly - :50.13 (Int-Mtn, 10/4/14)
200 Fly - 1:47.40 (CMU, 11/7/14)
200 IM - 1:50.28 (asu, 1/9/15)
400 IM - 3:55.02 (CMU, 11/7/14)

PERSONAL BESTS
50 Free - :20.92 (Pac-12, 3/5/15)
100 Free - :45.12 (Pac-12, 3/8/14)
200 Free - 1:35.21 (Texas Inv, 12/5/14)
500 Free - 4:13.83 (Pac-12, 3/26/15)
1,000 Free - 9:05.52 (usc, 2/21/14)
1,650 Free - 14:41.86 (NCAA, 3/28/15)
200 Breast - 2:07.36 (CMU, 10/25/13)
100 Fly - :50.13 (Int-Mtn, 10/4/14)
200 Fly - 1:45.73 (AT&T, 12/5/13)
200 IM - 1:50.08 (USC, 2/22/13)
400 IM - 3:49.30 (Pac-12, 3/3/13)

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