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Conor Dwyer Biography
Conor Dwyer born as Conor James Dwyer is an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. He competes in freestyle and medley events, and at the 2012 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. 4×200-meter freestyle relay team.
He has won seventeen medals in total in major international competitions: nine gold, six silver, and two bronze spanning the Summer Olympics, the FINA World Championships, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Pan American Games. At the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials in the 400m freestyle, he placed second.
Conor Dwyer Age
Dwyer was born on January 10, 1989, in Evanston, Illinois. He is 32 years old.
Conor Dwyer Height
Dwyer stands at a height of 1.96m.
Conor Dwyer Family
Dwyer was born on January 10, 1989, in Evanston, Illinois. He is the son of Patrick and Jeanne Dwyer. Jeanne his mother was an All-American swimmer for the Florida State Seminoles swimming team. Dwyer is the second oldest of five children in his family. He has two-three brothers and one sister; Brenden Dwyer, Spencer Dwyer, PJ Dwyer, and Pati Dwyer.
Conor Dwyer Swimmer
At first, Dwyer attended the University of Iowa and swam for the Iowa Hawkeyes swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Big Ten Conference competition during the 2007–08 and 2008–09 seasons.
He transferred, to the University of Florida, after his second year where he swam for coach Gregg Troy’s Florida Gators swimming and diving team in NCAA and Southeastern Conference (SEC) competition during the 2009–10 and 2010–11 seasons.
At the NCAA national championships in the 200-yard, he won individual titles and 500-yard freestyle and was honored as the NCAA Swimmer of the Year in 2010 and 2011. In both 2010 and 2011, Dwyer was named SEC Swimmer of the Year.
Dwyer finished his college career with twelve All-American honors and three NCAA titles (two individual and one relay). He graduated from the University of Florida in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Conor Dwyer Girlfriend
Dwyer is dating Kelsey Merritt a Filipino-American model best known for being the first Filipino woman to ever walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2018.
Conor Dwyer High School
He attended Loyola Academy, a Catholic high school in Wilmette, Illinois, where he swam for the Loyola Academy Ramblers high school swim team for four years. He was a senior team captain and also the league champion in the 200-yard freestyle (1:44.03) and runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle (4:45.15), received all-section and all-league honors, and was his team’s most valuable swimmer.
Besides swimming, Dwyer played baseball, lacrosse, and water polo. In water polo, he earned third-team all-state and first-team all-section, all-region, and all-league honors. In 2007 he graduated from Loyola.
Conor Dwyer Net Worth
Dwyer’s estimated net worth is still under review but will be updated as soon as it will be available.
Conor Dwyer Olympics
The ones who qualified at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, meet for the Olympics. By finishing second behind Peter Vanderkaay in the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 3:47.83 Dwyer made the U.S. Olympic team for the first time.
During the last 100 meters of the 400-meter freestyle, he split 56.81 seconds that helped him edge out Michael Klueh and Charlie Houchin for the second spot.
Dwyer also qualified for the 4×200-meter freestyle relay by finishing fourth in the 200-meter freestyle behind Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Ricky Berens. Dwyer capped the trials with a third-place finish in the 200-meter individual medley finishing again behind Phelps and Lochte. During the 2012 Olympic Trials, Dwyer achieved personal bests in all of the events in which he competed.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Dwyer swam his first race in the men’s 400-meter freestyle. In the heats of the 400-meter freestyle, Dwyer achieved a personal best of 3:46.24 (with his prior being 3:47.83) to qualify for the final. In the final of the 400-meter freestyle, Dwyer placed fifth with a time of 3:46.39, slightly slower than the time he posted in the heats.
In his second and last event, the 4×200-meter freestyle relay, Dwyer earned a gold medal when the U.S. team placed first in the final with a time of 6:59.70. Teaming with Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens, and Michael Phelps, Dwyer swam the second leg in a time of 1:45.23.
From 2010 to 2011
Dwyer qualified for the U.S. national team in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the 2010 ConocoPhillips United States National Championships in Irvine, California, by finishing fifth in the 200-meter freestyle. In the 200-meter individual medley, he placed fifth and sixth in the 400-meter freestyle.
Dwyer swam in the heats of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay and earned a gold medal at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China, when the United States won in the final. He Teamed up with David Walters, Ricky Berens, and Peter Vanderkaay, they swam the second leg and recorded a time of 1:47.31.
Dwyer won the 200-meter individual medley at the 2011 ConocoPhillips United States National Championships in Palo Alto, California, and placed second in the 400-meter individual medley.
After the 2011 National Championships, he competed at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico. At the competition, he won four medals (one gold, three silver) which included two individual silver medals.
2013 World Championships
Dawyer earned his first medal a silver by swimming for the U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. At the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Dwyer. team Swimming the anchor leg in the heats, Dwyer recorded a time of 48.36.
In his first individual event, the 200-meter freestyle, Dwyer won silver behind Frenchman Yannick Agnel, recording a personal best time of 1:45.32. At the 150-meter mark, Dwyer was in fifth place but had a final 50 split of 26.59 to grab the second spot.
His final 50 was the fastest on the field. In the 4×200-meter freestyle relay, Dwyer combined with Ryan Lochte, Charlie Houchin, and Ricky Berens, with the team finishing in the first place. Swimming the lead-off, Dwyer recorded a split of 1:45.76, and the team finished with a final time of 7:01.72.
Conor Dwyer Ryan Lochte
Dwyer had a seriously great Olympics in Rio, but news of the drama surrounding Ryan Lochte’s alleged mugging at gunpoint has been the main focus of news around most USA swimmers.
“We had a little bit of a hiccup last night with Ryan [Lochte],” Dwyer told AOL in an exclusive interview at Holland’s Heineken House on Sunday. “I was with him earlier that night, I wasn’t with him when it went down, but I’m sure the story will come out.”
Conor Dwyer Nickname
His nickname is ‘Diddy’
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