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UM ME Alums Represent at 2016 Summer Olympics

Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan, right (Photo Credit: AP Photo/David Goldman))

U-M ME had a real presence at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Connor Jaeger and Sean Ryan, both 2014 ME graduates, competed on the US Men’s Swim team, while Bruce Gemmell, U-M ME alulm served as an American women’s swim coach.

Bruce Gemmell
Bruce Gemmell (Photo Credit: Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Jaeger, a 10-time All American and three-time NCAA champion at U-M earned a silver medal in the 1,500-meter freestyle, finishing the race in 14:39.48, a new American record in the event while Ryan competed in the Olympic 10k open water race, securing the position as the 14th fastest swimmer in the world.

Connor Jaeger
Connor Jaeger (Photo Credit: Natacha Pisarenko)

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