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:
100 fly • 49.39 • 2/7/15
200 fly • 1:48.24 • 2/7/15

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