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Tim Liebhold


  • Swimmer at Mecklenburg Aquatic Club (MAC-NC)]]
  • in 2008 = 25 DOB: Jan 2, 1983
  • 6' 7" (200.7 cm)
  • Hometown = Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • in 2008 resides in Huntersville, N.C.
  • former resident of Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Coach = David Marsh
  • Wikipedia:Tim Liebhold
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:

Took fifth in the 400m IM and sixth in the 200m IM at the 2005 World Championship Trials … finished eighth in the 200m IM at the 2004 Olympic Trials

World University Games:

2007: Gold, 800m FR-R(pr); 13, 200m IM

Short Course Worlds

2006: Bronze, 800m FR-R(pr); 8, 200m IM Olympic Trials History: 2004: 8, 200m IM

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States.svg Nationals

In 2005 won is first national title in the 200m IM and finished third in the 400m IM ... finished sixth in the 200m IM and tenth in the 400m IM in ====2006====

NCAA NCAA logo.png Championships

2005(Sr): 6, 400y IM; 12, 200y IM; 16, 200y BK

2007 World Rankings:

87th, 100m back; 88th, 200m back; 53rd, 200m IM; 99th, 400m IM

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States.svg Swim Titles

200m IM (1): ’05 SUM


Collegiate: Four time NCAA All-American ... three-time Academic Big Ten ... four-time Deans List High School: Scholastic All-American


High School: East Chapel Hill HS ‘ 01 College: Wisconsin ’06 College Major: Civil Engineering

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams

Architecture / Civil Engineering 

Job Outside of Swimming: Structural Designer at Flod & Associates

Family, Village, Community

Parents: Tom and Mary … father is an elementary school teacher, and mother owns her own business (The Kitchen Specialist, Inc.) Sibling(s): Older brother (Matt) attended the University of Pennsylvania and got his MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill Started Swimming: Baseball Hobbies Outside the Pool: Camping, hiking, anything outdoors, reading, listening to music Ultimate Way to Relax: In the back country of the Sierra Nevadas with no other people for miles around Most Influential Person: Parents … “Because they have found success at doing what they love to do.”

Training Notes


Swims 15,000 meters/yards per day, 4 • hours a day, 6 days a week More: Was a three-time Academic Big Ten and four-time Dean’s List at Wisconsin … Eagle Scout 1999 Favorites: Music: rap, rock, alternative, jazz, classical ... tv: Deadliest Catch ... movie: Braveheart

International Medals

2008 Swimvitational 2008: Bronze, 200m IM

Top Times

Event Best Year 100m BR 1:13.13 Jun 06 200m BR 2:37.02 Dec 07 200m IM 2:01.75 Aug 05 400m IM 4:20.86 Aug 05


Swimvitational - 14 Final, 100m FR; 6 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 200m IM 08 OSU GP - 3 Final, 100m BK; 5 Final, 200m BK; 7 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m FR-R; 6 Final, 800m FR-R; 3 Final, 400m MED-R


SCY NATS - 16 Final, 100y BK; 12 Final, 200y BK; 14 Final, 200y IM; 1 Final, 400y FR-R; 2 Final, 800y FR-R; 14 Final, 400y MED-R WUGS - 13 Final, 200m IM 07 ULTRA GP - 6 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 100m BK; 3 Final, 200m IM


US OPEN - 21 Final, 200m BK; 10 Final, 200m IM; 6 Final, 400m IM SUM NATS - 15 Final, 200m BK; 6 Final, 200m IM; 10 Final, 400m IM SC WORLD - 8 Final, 200m IM (Short Course Meters)


US OPEN - 11 Final, 200m BK; 5 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM SUM NATS - 19 Final, 100m BK; 14 Final, 200m BK; 1 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM WC TRIALS - 10 Final, 200m BK; 6 Final, 200m IM; 5 Final, 400m IM 2004 OLY TRIALS - 8 Final, 200m IM; 8 Final, 200m IM 2003 SUM NATS - 12 Final, 400m IM