Gunnar Bentz

Atlanta, Ga.
BIRTHDATE    January 3, 1996
HEIGHT    6' 4 3/4" (194.9 cm)
BIRTHDATE January 3, 1996
HEIGHT 6' 4 3/4" (194.9 cm)
Dynamo Swim Club (DYNA-GA)
Edwin Reese

  • Two-Time Olympian (2020, 2016)

  • One Olympic Games medal (1g)

  • High School St. Pius X Catholic High School '14

  • College University of Georgia '18

  • College Major Business

  • Future Professional Aspirations Consulting in the aerospace industry

  • Parents Steve and Missy... both are business owners. Both parents attended Berry College where Steve ran track and field and Missy high-jumped.

  • Sibling(s) Two sisters, Kenzie and Raleigh

  • Started Swimming At age 3... "I wasn...t good at any other sports."

  • Pet(s) One dog, Boston (lab/beagle mix)

  • Training Stats 7,000 to 11,000 yards a day... 1-3 hours a day... 1 to 3 workouts a day, 6 days a week

  • Favorites sports teams: Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons

Career Highlights
  • 2x Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • 1x Olympic medalist (1g)
  • 2x Pan American Games medalist (1s, 1b)
  • 4x World Junior Championships medalist (2g, 2b)
  • 2x Jr. Pan Pacs medalist (1s, 1b)
  • Represented the U.S. at the 2018 Short Course World Championships
Olympics History
  • 2020: 7th, 200m FL
  • 2016: Gold, 800m FR-R (pr)
Pan Ams History
  • 2015: Silver, 4x200m FR-R; Bronze, 200m IM
SC Worlds History
  • 2018: 14th, 200m IM
Olympic Trials History
  • 2020: 2nd, 200m FL; 6th, 400m IM (prelim)
  • 2016: 4th, 400m IM; 5th, 200m FR; 4th, 200m FL; 4th, 200m IM
  • 2012: 12th, 400m IM; 24th, 200m IM
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: T-3rd, 200m IM; 7th, 400m IM; 10th, 200m FL (pr), 25th, 200m FR
  • 2017: 3rd, 400m IM; 4th, 200m IM; 4th, 200m FL; 14th, 200m FR
  • 2015: 1st, 400m IM; 6th, 200m IM; 10th, 100m FL; 10th, 200m FL; 34th, 200m BR
  • 2014: 8th, 4x100m FR-R; 9th, 200m IM; 9th, 400m IM; 18th, 200m BR; 20th, 100m BR
  • 2013: 6th, 200m IM; 9th, 400m IM; T-17th, 200m FR
  • 2011: 23rd, 200m IM; 26th, 400m IM; 64th, 200m BR
NCAA History
  • 2018: 5th, 4x200y FR-R; 7th, 200y IM; 8th, 200y FL; 8th, 400y IM; 8th, 4x100y Med-R; 17th, 4x50y Med-R
  • 2017: 3rd, 200y FL; 4th, 200y IM; 4th, 400y IM; 6th, 4x200y FR-R; 16th, 4x50y Med-R; 18th, 4x100y FR-R
  • 2016: 4th, 400y IM; 5th, 200y IM; 5th, 4x100y FR-R; 5th, 4x200y FR-R; 7th, 200y FL; 12th, 4x100y Med-R
  • 2015: 3rd, 400y IM; 8th, 200y IM; 12th, 4x100y FR-R; 12th, 4x200y FR-R
Intl. Results
  • 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs: Silver, 4x200m FR-R; Bronze, 400m IM; 5th, 200m FR; 9th, 200m BR; 11th, 100m FL; DQ, 200m IM
World Jrs History
  • 2013: Gold, 200m IM; Gold, 400m IM; Bronze, 4x100m Mixed Med-R; Bronze, 4x200m FR-R; 5th, 200m BR; T-9th, 100m BR

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