Swimming & Diving
Sean Gunn - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Previous School Limestone College

Top Times:
50 Freestyle: 19.96 (2017 SEC Championships, 02/15/17)
100 Freestyle:  44.11 (2016 SEC Championships, 02/20/16)
200 Freestyle:  1:35.82 (2016 SEC Championships, 02/16/16)
50 Free: 23.17 (2016 Charlotte PSS, 05/14/16)
100 Free: 50.87 (2016 Rio Olympics, 08/09/16)
200 Free: 1:51.85 (SA National Aquatic Championships, 04/11/16)
2016-17 (Senior): Broke the 20-second barrier in the 50-yard freestyle for the first time in his career at the SEC Championships, going 19.96 to finish 21st overall … Was a member of both Kentucky’s record-breaking 800 free relay and 400 medley relays at the SEC Championships … Also had season-best times in the 200 free (36th, 1:37.89) and 100 free (37th, 44.65) at the conference meet … Recipient of the Team Spirit Award at the team’s end of year banquet.
2015-16 (Junior):  Broke the Zimbabwe national record in the LCM 100 free at the OSU Long Course Last Chance Meet, touching in at 50.91 seconds … Swam on the UK record-breaking 400 medley relay team that finished ninth at the SEC Championships in 3:11.28 with a 43.57 anchor split … Led off in 1:35.82, the fifth-fastest 200 free in program history, on the seventh-place 800 free relay team that recorded an NCAA B cut at the conference meet and finished in 6:24.65 … Individual split was also an NCAA B cut … Placed 12th in the 200 free at the SEC Championships in 1:36.04 … Swam a personal-best 44.11 in the prelims of the 100 free at the SEC Championships, a time good for a B cut and the ninth-fastest in UK history, before finishing 23rd in the finals … Also swam a career-best 20.22 in the 50 free at the conference meet to place 27th … Had a win in the 50 free and five top-four finishes in the 100 free during the regular season … A mainstay in the relays, swimming the 200/400/800 free and 400 medley relays at the SEC Championships.
2014-15 (Sophomore):  A member of the UK record-breaking 800 free relay team that finished eighth at the 2015 SEC Championships in 6:23.75, swimming the third leg with a split of 1:36.16 … Also scored in the 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relays at the conference meet … Was the anchor for the 10th-place 200  medley relay that finished in 1:28.97, with a 50-yard freestyle split of 19.85 seconds … Swam the second leg of the 10th place 400 free relay that touched in at 2:57.37 with a 100-yard split of 44.26 seconds … Anchored the ninth-place 400 medley relay team that finished in 3:14.69 with a 100-yard freestyle split of 43.94 seconds … Had individual PRs in the 50 (20.36), 100 (44.71), and 200 (1:36.91) free in the preliminary heats of the SEC Championships.

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