William

Wihanto

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Breaststroke
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Turku, Finland
High School: Kerttuli Upper Secondary School
Other College: University of Arizona
Major: International Business
Experience: Transfer

Bio

TRITON NOTES
NCAA Championships qualifier (2018-19) ... All-America (200 medley relay) ... All-America honorable mention (100 breast)

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19
All-America (200 medley relay) ... All-America honorable mention (100 breast) ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... Set a program record and earned All-America distinction with a fourth-place finish of 1:27.15 in the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Placed ninth with a time of 54.37 (the third-fastest time in Triton history) in the 100 breast to earn an All-America honorable mention ... Competed in 10 meets for the Tritons, including the NCAA Championships and UC San Diego's first-ever MPSF Championships ... Made his Triton debut against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/27).

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Competed at the University of Arizona ... Set personal bests for the 50 free (20.80) and 100 breast (52.83) at the Texas Invitational ... Set a personal best for the 200 breast (2:01.09) at the Pac-12 Championships.

CLUB
Trained with RaisU in Raisio, Finland. 

HIGH SCHOOL
2014 graduate of Kerttuli Upper Secondary School in Turku, Finland.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 13 in Turku, Finland ... Has a younger sister, Emma ... His Uncle Juhani Wihanto swam for the Finnish national team ... International studies - International business major at Marshall College ... Most memorable swimming moment was when he was 7 years old and saw his father cheering enthusiastically on the side so he slowed down so he would stop cheering for him ... Plans to work for a creative agency after graduation, planning marketing and memorable advertising for companies ... Enjoys kayaking, waterskiing and wakeboarding ... Cheers for Turun Palloseura ... Favorite athlete is Finnish racing driver Kimi Räikkönen ... Likes the movie 12 Monkeys ... Listens to Stimming, Leon Vynehall, HNNY and Noisia ... Loves to eat burritos.

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