Daniel Krueger

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Daniel Krueger is a competitive swimmer who represents in the USA internationally.

High School

In high school, Krueger competed for the McFarland Spartan Sharks. He swam at the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 50/100 free, and later that year represented the USA at the Junior Pan Pacific championships, where he won gold on both the 400 free and 400 medley relays.

Krueger was ranked #4 on SwimSwam’s Top 20 NCAA Recruits for the class of 2018, and moved up to #5 on SwimSwam’s Re-rank of that class. On May 10, 2017, Krueger announced his verbal commitment to the University of Texas.

College (Texas)


In his freshman year, Krueger helped the horns to an NCAA title in the 400 free relay, as well as a 3rd place finish in the 200 free relay. He also placed 4th individually in the 100 free (41.56).

At the Big 12 championships, he took titles in the 50 free (19.40), 100 free (42.33), 400 medley relay, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay.


In his sophomore year at the Big 12 Championships, Krueger defended his titles in the 50 and 100 free, tying his lifetime best at 19.19 in the 50 and dropping a lifetime best in the 100 at 41.26, a new meet record.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 50 Free 19.19 03/28/19 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
scy 100 Free 41.26 02/29/20 Big 12 Championships
Morgantown, West Virginia
scy 200 Free 1:33.29 03/29/19 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
lcm 50 Free 22.78 07/14/19 2019 Sectionals - Austin
Austin, Texas
lcm 100 Free 48.55 07/31/19 2019 National Championships
Palo Alto, California
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