Competing for his nation recently, the now-14-year-old clocked a new Turkish National Age Record for the 400m IM in a lifetime best of 4:38.21. Splitting 1:03.92/1:13.48/1:20.98/59.83, Malgil’s time would rank within the top 100 performances ever in the men’s 13-14 age group within the United States.
Malgil’s other performances included a 55.89 100m free a 1:59.64 200m free and 2:12.79 200m IM.
Malgil’s new Age Record marks the first time he has been under the 4:40 mark in the 400 IM.
The teenage Turk is coached by Volkan Burak Tuncil at Ted Mersin College Sport Club,
After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …