Fabian Schwingenschlogl

Fabian Schwingenschlogl was born on August 15, 1991. He is from Nuremburg, Bavaria, Germany and attended Bertolt-Brechet-Schule Nuremburg before heading to the States to swim for Western Kentucky University. Father, Christian, was a Champion Volleyball Player in Germany.

 Western Kentucky University

2013-2014 (WKU)

Even though Fabian only joined WKU in the second half of the season, he made an immediate impact. As a freshman, he gave WKU its first All-American since 2011, finishing eigth at NCAA’s with a time of 52.25. He was named Conference USA Male Swimmer of the Meet at the Conference meet.

2014-2015 (WKU)

Once again named All-American by finishing sixth in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Men’s meet, and 12th in the 200 breaststroke. At The Conference USA Championships, he was again named Male Swimmer of the meet., having claimed titles in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM. He holds the WKU records in the 100 breaststroke (51.66) and 200 breaststroke (1:53.25)

University of Missouri


Western Kentucky Men’s Team was suspended, so Fabian transferred to the University of Missouri. At the NCAA Men’s Championships, Fabian captured Mizzou’s first ever NCAA title, winning the 100 breaststroke and moving to the sixth fastest all time swim with a 51.29.


At his final NCAA Championship meet, Schwingenschlogl swam to the silver medal in the 100 yard breaststroke in 50.77 behind Texas’ Will Licon. He also won bronze medal as a member of Missouri’s 400 yard medley relay. The team also combined in the 200 yard medley relay, but just missed out on the medals, finishing fourth.

Schwingenschlogl final race was the 200 yard breaststroke, where he finished 35th.

International Career

In 2009, Schwingenschlogl represented Germany at the European Junior Championships where he picked up a bronze medal in the 400 meter freestyle relay.

2018 European Championships

Fabian swam the 50 and 100 breaststroke in Glasgow, finishing 15th in the 100 (1:00.88) and making it to the final heat in the 50 with a personal best of 27.16. In the final heat, Fabian touched in 7th overall (27.29). He also earned his first international medal as part of Germany’s 3rd place 4×100 medley relay.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Bronze 400 Medley Relay 2018 European Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 100 Breast 50.77 03/24/17 2017 NCAA D1 Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana
scy 200 Breast 1:51.86 03/26/16 2016 NCAA D1 Championships
Atlanta, Georgia
lcm 50 Breast 27.16 08/07/18 2018 European Championships
Glasgow, Scotland
lcm 100 Breast 1:00.15 05/07/16 2016 German Championships
Berlin, Germany
lcm 100 Breast 2:11.52 05/05/16 2016 German Championships
Berlin, Germany