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Background[]

  • from Gothenburg, Sweden (also known as SWE) Flag of Sweden
  • Breastroke swimmer via University of South Carolina who has a chance to swim in the 2012 Olympics.
  • School record holder as a Gamecock as a freshman in 200 breast and placed 5th at NCAA meet in March 2011.
  • McGee Moody is her college coach in 2011.

Coach Mentions[]

PRE-COLLEGE - Attended Kitas Gymnasium...Club team was Göteborg Sim...Competed at 2009 Swedish Short Course Championships...Finished 7th in 800-meter freestyle finals...Ranked in Europe's Top 100 in 200 breaststroke.

PERSONAL - Born Oct. 5, 1991, in Gothenburg, Sweden...Parents are Anders Rutqvist and Annika Rutqvist...Has a brother, Oskar, and a sister, Hanna...Her father, Anders Rutqvist, was a swimmer at the University of Nebraska...Plans to major in business...Also considered an offer from NC State.

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