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  Bjorn Gunnarsson
Bjorn Gunnarsson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norrkoping, Sweden

High School:
Linkoping University

Position:
Fly/Free

04/17/2013

Utah Men's Swimming and Diving Season Review

Utes cap historic 2012-13 season.

04/15/2013

Pac-12 Announces Swimming & Diving All-Academic Team

Fifteen Utes are recognized for their scholarship.

03/12/2013

Utah Diving Heads to NCAA Zone Championships

Utes aim for NCAA national qualification.

03/06/2013

Utah Men Take Fifth at Pac-12 Championships

Utes set three more school records.

03/04/2013

More Utah Records Fall at Pac-12 Championships

Utes move into fifth.

2011-12 - Ranks eighth in school history in 50 free (20.23) and ninth in 100 free (44.55) ... earned second team Pac-12 All-Academic ... assisted in record-breaking 400 free (2:54.40), 200 free (1:19.62) and 800 free (1:37.50) relays at Pac-12 Championships ... also took 30th in 200 free (1:40.03) at Pac-12 Championships ... claimed school record in 400 free relay (2:57.64) against USC ... took second in 50 free (20.89) and assisted in second-place 400 free relay (3:03.51) versus BYU ... placed third in 100 free (45.75), sixth in 50 free (20.92), and eighth in 200 free (1:44.16) at Incarnate Word Invitational ... also assisted winning 400 free relay (2:59.44) and second-place 200 free relay (1:22.57) at Incarnate Word Invitational ... placed fourth in 50 free (21.04) and assisted the winning 400 free relay (3:02.83) against Denver ... took third in 1000 free (10:55.18) versus CSM ... runner-up in 50 free (21.50) and member of winning 400 free relay team (3:04.97) against Air Force ... second-place in 100 free (46.68) and third place in 50 free (21.30) versus UNLV ... took fourth in 50 free (21.70) and fifth in 100 free (1:56.07) against Stanford ... contributed to both third place 200 medley (1:36.15) and 400 free (3:09.69) relays at IM Shootout.

2010-11 - Contributed to third place, record breaking, NCAA `B' qualifying 200 medley relay (1:28.88), and runner-up, record-breaking, NCAA `B' qualifying 400 free (2:57.95) and 200 free relays (1:20.08), also took 16th in 50 free (21.00) at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... All-MWC as a member of 200 and 400 free relays and as 200 medley relay ... member of fourth place 200 medley relay (1:35.55) and second-place 400 free (3:05.43), placed second in both 50 free (21.32) and 100 free (46.74) versus BYU ... placed fifth with the 200 medley relay (1:36.92) and third with the 200 free relay (3:08.08) versus UNLV ... fourth-place finish in 200 medley relay (1:38.01), took fifth in 50 free (22.03) and member of winning 400 free (3:06.32) versus Air Force ... part of third place 200 medley relay (1:36.39) and first place 400 free relay (3:06.14), took first in 100 free (46.68) and third in 50 free (21:20) against Wyoming ... contributed to third place 400 medley relay (3:27.09) and 400 free relay (3:06.31), also finished fourth in 50 free (21.89) versus TCU ... placed eighth with 200 free relay (1:23.32) and 32nd in 500 free (4:40.52) at the Area Invitational ... fifth place with 200 medley relay (1:36.56) and first with 400 free relay (3:06.08), also took third in 50 free (21.44) versus Notre Dame ... took first with 200 free relay(1:24.39), fourth with 400 medley relay (3:31.64), second in 50 free (21.72) and fifth in 100 free (48.12) versus Denver ... member of winning 200 medley relay (1:15.89), winning 400 free relay (3:08.00), winning 200 free relay (1:26.25) and fourth place 800 free relay (7:16.75) at the Mesa State Invitational ... also took ninth in 50 free (22.15) at Mesa State Inv ... second place with 200 free relay (1:25.90) and third with 200 medley relay (1:37.03), placed second in 50 free (21.71) and third in 100 free (48.00) at BYU Freshman/Sophomore meet.

2009-10 - Won 50 free (22.10) and 100 free (48.44), and was on winning 200 medley relay (1:38.23) and 200 free relay (1:27.91) versus BYU at the Freshman/Sophomore meet ... on winning 400 medley relay team (3:26.30), finished first in 50 free (21.61), and second in 100 free (48.27), versus Denver and North Texas ... placed fifth in 50 free (21.90), third in 100 free (48.17), and was on third-place 400 free relay (3:09.66) and 200 medley relay (1:35.36) versus UNLV ... finished first in 50 free (21.88), third in 100 free (48.41), and was on winning 200 free relay (1:26.92) and 400 medley relay (3:29.45) versus ASU ... runner up in 50 free (21.93) and 100 free (48.51), and was on winning 200 medley relay (1:35.89) versus Seattle ... finished 19th in 100 free (46.31), 25th in 50 free (21.50), was on seventh-place 200 medley relay team (1:34.42), fifth-place 400 medley relay (3:23.84), and 200 free relay team that finished eighth (1:25.61) at the Toshiba Classic ... placed first in 100 free (46.76), second in 50 free (21.89), and was on second-place 200 medley relay and 400 free relay (3:07.51) versus TCU ... placed fourth in 50 free (21.91), fifth in 100 free (48.92), was on winning 200 free relay team (1:24.50) and runner-up 400 medley relay (3:25.93) versus Wyoming ... runner up in 50 free (21.80), placed third in 100 free (47.20), and was on runner up 200 free relay (1:25.08) and 200 medley relay (1:34.99) versus Air Force ... placed first in 100 fly (21.29), and was on second-place 200 medley relay team (1:33.97) versus BYU ... came in eighth place in 200 IM and sixth in 100 free (45.33), and was on third-place 200 free relay team (1:22.04), fourth-place 400 medley relay team (3:01.59), as well as the fifth-place 400 IM relay team (3:18.52) at the MWC Championships ... named to the All-MWC Team for 100 free as well as 200 free relay.

Prior - Member of the Swedish Youth National team ... competed at the Fina World Cup ... earned two championships, 11 silver medals and six bronze medals at Sweden's Junior and Senior National Championship since 2003 ... was on Swedish Youth National Triathlon team.

Personal - Born March 13, 1989 ... son of Benita Johansson and Mats Gunnarsson ... majoring in economics.

Top Times
50 Free - 20.23
100 Free - 44.55

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