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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

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


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