Kristian Hansen
Kristian  Hansen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hanover, N.H.

High School:
Hanover HS

Event:
Distance Freestyle


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Freshman Season: At the Big Ten Championships, placed fifty-sixth in the 200-yard free (1:41.72), thirty-fifth in the 500-yard free (4:27.43), and twentieth in the 1650-yard free (15:26.02)• took sixth in the 1000-yard free (9:31.15) and fourth in the 500-yard free (4:35.32) at the Triple Dual against Northwestern and Purdue • finished third in the 1650-yard free (15:53.23), fourth in the 500-yard free (4:39.97), and seventh in the 400 IM (4:16.10) vs. Denver • took fourth place in the 500-yard free (4:40.45) vs. Hawai'i and Drury • finished eighth in the 400-yard IM (4:10.64) and sixth in the 1650-yard free (15:51.52) at the Minnesota Invitational • placed fifth in the 1000-yard free (9:35.99) and eighth in the 500-yard free (4:42.13) vs. the University of Iowa • took sixth place in the 500-yard free (4:38.00) against Florida State.

High School: 2017 graduate of Hanover High School • coached by Ann Brechbuhl  four-time letterwinner in swimming • senior year state meet finishes: first in 200 free (1:43.10 state and school record), first in 500 free (4:33.61 state and school record), first in 200 free relay (1:34.85 school record) and first in 400 free relay (3:20.96 school record) • junior year state meet finishes: first in 200 free and first in 500 free • sophomore year state meet finishes: second in 200 free and second in 500 free • freshman year state meet finishes: fifth in the 200 free and second in the 500 free • member of Upper Valley Aquatic Club • N.H. club state champion, New England Champion, Junior National qualifier and Winter national qualifier. 

Personal: Born October 20 • son of Sofia and Stig Hansen • has two siblings: Isabella and Erik • enjoys cliff jumping and hanging out with friends • plans to major in statistics or economics. 

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:41.72 2/23/2018
500 free 4:27.43 2/22/2018
1000 free 9:31.15 1/26/2018
1650 free 15:26.02 2/24/2018
400 IM 4:10.64 12/1/2017

 

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Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

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4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

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2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

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3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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