Jorge Iga

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College (Arizona)

2016-2017

Iga was an immediate impact athlete for the wildcats, scoring at the PAC-12 Champs in the 100 free (6th, 43.08), 50 free (T-14th, 19.90), and 200 free (10th, 1:35.23). He also earned All-American honorable mentions by swimming on Zona’s 400 free and medley relays at the NCAA Champs.

2017-2018

Iga was once again clutch for Arizona, aiding 3 of their relays to All-America honorable mentions (400 free, 800 free, and 400 medley) at the NCAA championships. He held team best times in both the 100 (42.77) and 200 free (1:34.81).

2018-2019

Iga had his best season yet as a junior for the wildcats. He earned All-America honorable mentions in the 200, 400, and 800 free relays, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays. He also earned his 1st individual All-America honorable mention by placing 13th in the 200 free (1:33.05) after going a lifetime-best of 1:32.53 in prelims.

International Competition

2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru)

Iga finished fifth in the 200 free (1:48.18) and was second in the B final of the 100 free (50.00).

Iga was part of Mexico’s bronze medal men’s 4×100 free relay and 4×200 free relay teams as well as the mixed 4×100 free relay team. He also was a member of Mexico’s fourth place men’s 4×100 medley and mixed medley relays.

 

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Bronze 400 Freestyle Relay 2019 Pan American Championships
Bronze 800 Freestyle Relay 2019 Pan American Championships
Bronze 400 Mixed Free Relay 2019 Pan American Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 100 Free 42.60 03/30/19 2019 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
scy 200 Free 1:32.53 03/29/19 2019 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
lcm 50 Free 22.79 07/25/18 CAC Games
Barranquilla, Colombia
lcm 100 Free 49.07 07/25/18 CAC Games
Barranquilla, Colombia
lcm 200 Free 1:47.14 04/11/19 2019 Arena Grand Prix- Mexico
Tijuana, Mexico

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