Name: Nathan Adrian
Sport: Swimming
Discipline(s): Swimming
Event(s): 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
DOB: 12/7/1988
Birthplace: Bremerton, Wash.
Hometown: Bremerton, Wash.
High School: Bremerton High School (Bremerton, Wash.) ‘06
College: University of California – Berkeley ‘12, Public Health
Team/Club: California Aquatics
Coach(es): David Durden
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Eight-time Olympic medalist (5 golds, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Rio 2016, gold (4x100 medley relay, 4x100 free); bronze (100 free, 50 free)
  • London 2012, gold (100 free, 4x100 medley); silver (4x100 free)
  • Beijing 2008, gold (4x100 free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – gold (400 freestyle relay, 400 medley relay, 400 mixed freestyle relay), silver (100 freestyle), 10th (50 freestyle)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017; Short Course – 2008
  • Medals: 15 (9 golds, 4 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2008 (100 freestyle, 4x100 freestyle); 2009 (400 freestyle, 4x100 medley relay); 2011 (4x100 medley relay); 2015 (4x100 medley relay); 2017 (400 freestyle relay, 400 medley relay, 400 mixed freestyle relay)
  • Silver – 2008 (4x100 medley relay); 2013 (4x100 freestyle); 2015 (50 freestyle); 2017 (100 freestyle)
  • Bronze – 2011 (4x100 freestyle); 2013 (100 freestyle)
Personal: Son of Jim and Cecilia Adrian...Has one sister, Donella, and one brother, Justin, who both swam competitively...His mother was raised in Hong Kong and his father in Indiana, but they met in Portland, Oregon...Began swimming lessons at age 2 and swimming competitively at age 5...Spokesperson for the USA Swimming Foundation...A street was named after him in his hometown of Bremerton, Washington...Is an avid Seattle Seahawks (NFL) fan...Interests include, jet skiing, boating, surfing, dirt biking, fashion and cars...Training includes swimming 5-8 kilometers, five hours a day, two to three sessions per day, five days per week.