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  Kristian Kron
Kristian Kron

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Handen, Sweden

High School:
Filbornaskolan

Event:
Back/Free/IM

Birthdate:
03/09/1992

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.

04/17/2013

Utah Men's Swimming and Diving Season Review

Utes cap historic 2012-13 season.

03/31/2013

Utes Complete NCAA Campaign

Utah ends season ranked 33rd in the country.

03/29/2013

Utes Complete Second Day of NCAA Championships

Purss takes 20th on 3-meter board.


2013-14
- Placed fifth in the 200 back (1:42.41) seventh in the 200 IM (1:46.38) at the AT&T Winter National Championships, while setting new school records in both events ... also set a new school record in the 400 IM (3:46.89) while placing sixth at the Pac-12 Championships ... member of the 400 medley relay (3:11.87) and 800 free relay (6:21.15) teams that set new school records ... had a season-best time of 45.51 in the 100 free against USC, 1:38.31 in the 200 free and 1:47.18 in the 200 fly at the Missouri Invitational ... set season-best times in both the 100 back (48.32) in prelims at AT&T's ... took fourth-place in the 1,000 free against USC with a season-best time of 9:15.93 ... Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention selection.

2012-13 - Finished fourth in the 200 back (1:42.97, 1:42.96 in prelims) and fifth in 400 IM (3:48.01) at the Pac-12 Championships ... also placed 17th in the 200 IM (1:46.80) ... assisted in the seventh place 400 medley relay (3:15.19), the fourth place 400 free relay (2:54.32) and the fifth place 800 free relay (6:26.06) at Pac-12's ... swam a season-best time of 48.33 in the 100 back at Pac-12's ... placed second in the 200 free (1:39.38, season-best time) and third in the 200 back (1:50.83) against USC while swimming on the first place 400 free relay team (2:58.49) ... assisted winning 200 medley relay (1:32.40), won 200 free (1:41.64) and 100 back (49.79) versus Air Force ... assisted second place 400 medley relay (3:25.82) versus Denver while winning the 200 back (1:49.87) and finishing second in the 400 IM (4:04.46) and 100 back (50.72) ... won 200 back (1:49.17), 200 IM (1:53.21) and was second in 100 back (50.58) against BYU ... placed 10th in the 500 free (4:32.08, season-best time), fourth in the 400 IM (3:55.16) and second in the 200 back (1:45.55) at the Purdue Invitational ... fourth in 100 back prelims at Purdue but did not swim in finals (49.65) ... also assisted second place 400 free relay (2:58.46) at Purdue ... took first in the 200 back (1:47.45), third in the 100 back (50.65), fifth in the 200 IM (1:53.78) and assisted the first place 200 free relay (1:22.43) against UNLV.

High School/Club Swim - Prep career included swimming for Filbornaskolan in Handen, Sweden.

Personal - Born March 9, 1992 ... son of Gӧran and Helen Kron.


2014-15 TOP TIMES
100 Back - :49.48 (unlv/ua, 11/1/14)
200 Back - 1:47.34 (unlv/ua, 11/1/14)
200 IM - 1:50.95 (unlv/ua, 11/1/14)
400 IM - 3:57.77 (Int-Mtn, 10/3/14)

PERSONAL BESTS
100 Free - :45.51 (usc, 2/22/14)
200 Free - 1:38.31 (Mizz, 11/22/13)
500 Free - 4:32.08 (Pur Inv, 11/16/12)
1,000 Free - 9:15.93 (usc, 2/21/14)
100 Back - :48.32 (AT&T, 12/5/13)
200 Back - 1:42.41 (AT&T, 12/5/13)
200 Fly - 1:47.18 (Mizz, 11/21/13)
200 IM - 1:46.38 (AT&T, 12/5/13)
400 IM - 3:46.89 (Pac-12, 3/5/14)

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