Jay Litherland

Alpharetta, Ga.
BIRTHDATE    August 24, 1995
HEIGHT    6' 0" (182.9 cm)
BIRTHDATE August 24, 1995
HEIGHT 6' 0" (182.9 cm)
Dynamo Swim Club (DYNA-GA)
John Bauerle

  • One-Time Olympian (2016)

  • Two World Champs LCM medal (1s, 1b)

  • High School Chattahoochee H.S. '14

  • College Georgia '18

  • College Major Business

  • Parents Andrew and Chizuko ... Father is a chef.

  • Sibling(s) Is a triplet ... Two brothers, Kevin and Mick, also swim for Georgia

  • Started Swimming At age 8 ... "I was awful at every other sport."

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Skateboarding

  • Training Stats 10,000 yards a day ... 4 hours a day ... 2 workouts a day, 6 days a week.

  • More Jay is a triplet with his brothers Kevin and Mick. He has triple citizenship in the United States, Japan and New Zealand. He can speak Japanese. Twitter: @j_litherland

Career Highlights
  • 1x Olympian (2016)
  • 2x World Championships (LCM) medalist (1s, 1b)
  • 1x World University Games medalist (1g)
  • Represented Team USA at the 2018 Pan Pacs
  • 5x U.S. National Team member
  • Fifth-fastest 400m I.M. swimmer in American history
Olympics History
  • 2016: 5th, 400m IM
World Champs History
  • 2019: Silver, 400m IM
  • 2017: Bronze, 4x200m FR-R (pr); 5th, 400m IM
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: 4th, 400m IM; 9th, 200m IM; 11th, 200m FL; 11th, 200m BK
WUGs History
  • 2015: Gold, 400m IM
Olympic Trials History
  • 2016: 2nd, 400m IM; 5th, 200m IM; 21st, 200m FR
  • 2012: 36th, 200m BK; 43rd, 400m IM; 73rd, 400m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 2nd, 400m IM, 6th, 200m IM; 7th, 200m FR
  • 2017: 2nd, 400m IM; 5th, 200m IM; 7th, 200m FR; 9th, 400m FR
  • 2014: 4th, 400m IM; 12th, 200m BK; 17th, 200m IM; 22nd, 400m IM
NCAA History
  • 2018: 5th, 400y IM; 5th, 4x200y FR-R; 19th, 500y FR; 19th, 4x100y FR-R; 21st, 200y BK
  • 2017: 6th, 4x200y FR-R; 7th, 400y IM; 10th, 200y BK; 18th, 500y FR; 18th, 4x100y FR-R
  • 2016: 3rd, 400y IM; 5th, 4x200y FR-R; 14th, 200y BK; 18th, 500y FR
  • 2015: 15th, 400y IM; 28th, 500y FR; 40th, 200y BK
World Jrs History
  • 2013: Bronze, 4x200m FR-R (pr); 6th, 400m IM

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