Name: Michael Brinegar
Sport: Swimming
Discipline(s): Swimming
Event(s): 800-meter Freestyle, 1,500 Freestyle
Height: 6-4
DOB: 9/15/1999
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
High School: Tesoro High School '18
College: Indiana University '22
College Year: 2022
Team/Club: Mission Viejo Nadadores
Coach(es): Mark Schubert/Ray Looze
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2019 Open Water World Championships – bronze (5k mixed team), 12th (5K)
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2019 (5K mixed team)
Personal: Son of Jamie Brinegar and Jennifer Hooker Brinegar...Started Swimming Age 6...Mother swam at Indiana and was a member of the 1976 Olympic Team...Brother Kevin swam at Denison University...Before swimming, he played soccer, baseball and basketball...Hobbies include watching movies and playing basketball and soccer.