Katharine Berkoff is a competitive swimmer who represents the United States internationally. Berkoff is the daughter of Olympic gold medalist David Berkoff, but has built a name for herself separate from her father.
Berkoff was ranked #3 on SwimSwam’s Top 20 NCAA Recruits Class of 2019, topping the class in both the 100 (51.93) and 200 backstroke (1:51.40).
In November 2018, Berkoff committed to swim collegiately at NC State.
2019 World University Games (Napoli, Italy)
At the World University Games, Berkoff won the 100 back with a meet record 59.29, snapping her own record (59.57) from the prelims, and finished fourth in the 50 back (28.57).
She also was a member of Team USA’s gold medal 4×100 medley relay team, swimming a 1:00.03 in the backstroke.
Coming off of a quick turnaround from WUG’s, Berkoff won the 200 free (2:03.o9) at the Mt. Hood Speedo Sectional meet in July 2019, swimming a personal best to win by just over a second.