Viktor Bjoerk
Viktor  Bjoerk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
TaiPei American School

Event:
Butterfly


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

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2015-16 Senior Season:
Named Academic All-Big Ten • Recorded seven top-five finishes during the regular season • Advanced to finals in the 200-meter fly at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series in Minneapolis • Notched season-best times in the 100 fly and 200 fly during Minnesota’s win at North Dakota.

2014-15 Junior Season: Recorded a 3rd place finish in the 200 IM and won both the 100 fly and 200 fly at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/6-2/7) • Placed 6th in both the 100 fly and 200 fly at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • During the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, he finished 8th in the 400 IM, 10th in the 100 fly

, 18th in the 500 free and 28th in the 50 free (12/5-12/6) • At the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, Bjoerk placed 15th in the 200 fly, 25th in the 100 fly and 56th in the 200 IM (11/20-11/22) • Finished 6th in the 200 fly vs. Iowa (10/31) • Took 3rd in the 100 fly against North Dakota (10/24) • Recorded a 6th place finish in the 200 fly vs. Wisconsin (10/17).

2013-14 Sophomore Season:
Placed 1st in the 200 fly (1:48.52), placed 3rd in the 100 fly (49.63), and placed 4th in the 200 IM (1:53.01) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/07-02/08) • Placed 9th in the 100 fly (51.23), and placed 6th in the 200 fly (1:52.71) vs. NC State (01/24) • Placed 12th in the 100 fly (51.81), finished 45th in the 100 free (49.96), placed 4th in the 200 fly (1:53.39), and placed 10th in the 200 IM (1:58.67) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07) • Finished 16th in the 200 IM (1:56.33), placed 10th in the 200 fly (1:50.95), and finished 12th in the 100 fly (51.13) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16) • Placed 6th in the 100 fly (52.29) and 2nd in the 200 fly (1:54.06) vs. North Dakota (11/09) • Placed 9th in the 100 fly (51.84), and finished the 200 fly with a time of 1:52.85 vs. Florida (10/12) • Placed 7th in the 100 fly (52.09) and 8th in the 200 fly (1:53.78) vs. Arizona State.

2012-13 Freshman Season: Redshirt. 

High School: Graduate of Taipei American School (2010) • swam in high school under instruction of Aaron Grey • inducted into Taipei American School Hall of Fame • member of Sparvagenswim Team

Personal: Born February 12, 1992 • son of Catarina and Per Bjoerk • has one younger sibling Tove Bjoerk • favorite swimming memory was winning the Swedish Junior Nationals • majoring in political science.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
100 fly 49.39 2/7/15
200 fly 1:48.24 2/7/15



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