Name: Gunnar Bentz
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 200-meter individual medley, 400 individual medley
Height: 6-5
Weight: 185
DOB: 1/3/1996
Birthplace: Atlanta, Ga.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: St. Pius X Catholic High School (Atlanta, Ga.) ‘14
College: University of Georgia ‘18, Business Management/Aerospace Studies
Team/Club: Athens Bulldogs Swim Club
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016, gold (4x200 free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 14th (800 freestyle relay)
  • Years of participation: Short Course – 2018
  • Top Finish: 14th – 2018 (800 freestyle relay)
Other Career Highlights
  • Pan American Games Toronto 2015, silver (800 freestyle relay); bronze (200 medley)
Personal: Son of Steve and Missy Bentz... Both parents attended Berry College where Steve ran track and field and Missy high-jumped…Has two siblings, Kenzie and Raleigh...Started swimming at age 3…Can wiggle his ears.