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Yordan Yanchev

Yordan Yanchev - Men's Swimming & Diving - Florida State Seminoles

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Sandanski, Bulgaria

Top Times

200 free: 1:35.25

500 free: 4:15.02

1000 free: 9:33.75

1650 free: 15:45.38



Swam in the sixth-place 400 free relay squad and placed eighth in the 200 free (1:42.29) and 12th in the 500 free (4:40.41) against Auburn.


Finished 23rd in the 500 free (4:15.86)  and 37th in the 200 free (1:35.56) at the NCAA Championships…qualified for the ACC championship final of the 500 free after swimming the second fastest time in school history at 4:15.02…finished sixth in the 500 free (4:16.66) and 17th (1:35.25) in the 200 free…also swam the 1650 free (15:45.38)…joined the team in January of 2021…only competed against Tampa where he placed first in the 1000 free (9:33.75)  and second in the 500 free (4:34.38)…also competed in the 200 free (1:44.71)

Before FSU

A Bulgarian National Champion…holds the Bulgarian Record in the 200m (1:49.36)  and 400m free (3:50.25) and is apart of the 4×100, 4×200 and 4×100 medley relay teams that hold the national marks…was a finalist in the World Junior Championship and European Junior Championship…participated in World Championship Hangzhou and Youth Olympic Games in 2018

Personal: Aug. 30, 2002…son of Marin Yanchev and Maria Yancheva…a member of PK Sandanski where he is coached by Bozhidar Gramatikov…plans to major in business management