Katie Drabot

College (Stanford University)


Drabot grabbed All-America honors in the 200 freestyle and 500 free at the 2017 NCAA Championships, finishing 14th in each race. She also was a member of the Pac-12 champion 800 freestyle relay team, which set a then-NCAA and American record of 6:49.42). Drabot was the runnerup in the 500 free (4:35.69) at the Pac-12 Championships, while also scoring in the 200 free (5th) and 100 free (12th).


Drabot was a two-time NCAA champion as part of the Stanford 400 free relay and 800 free relay teams. She earned five All-America honors in 2018, adding runnerup finishes in the 500 free and 200 fly and a fourth-place effort in the 200 free to her relay success. Drabot scored at the Pac-12 Championships in the 200 IM (5th), 200 freestyle (4th) and 800 free relay (2nd). She earned CSCAA Scholar All-America and Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention accolades.


Drabot won an NCAA title with the Cardinal 800 freestyle relay and was a member of the school’s eighth place 400 medley relay.

National/International Competition

2018 U.S. National Championships

Drabot was the runnerup in the 200 butterfly (2:07.18) at the Phillips 66 National Championships, finishing a second behind Hali Flickinger. She also competed in the 400 freestyle (10th, 4:08.96), 200 freestyle (12th, 1:58.34), and the 100 butterfly (19th, 59.47).

2018 Pan Pacific Championships

In her first major international meet, Katie Drabot medaled in her first individual event, touching for 3rd at 2:08.40 in the 200 fly.

2019 World Championships

In her lone event in Gwangju, Drabot earned her first worlds medal, touching for bronze in a time of 2:07.04.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Bronze 200 Fly 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 200 Free 1:42.99 03/14/18 2018 NCAA Championships
Columbus, Ohio
scy 500 Free 4:34.86 03/15/18 2018 NCAA Championships
Columbus, Ohio
scy 200 Fly 1:51.42 03/02/19 2019 Pac-12 Championships
Federal Way, Washington
lcm 200 Free 1:57.61 08/25/17 XXIX Universiade
Taipei, Taiwan
lcm 400 Free 4:08.07 06/02/17 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series
Santa Clara, California
lcm 100 Fly 58.43 08/02/19 2019 Summer Nationals
Palo Alto, California
lcm 200 Fly 2:06.59 07/24/19 2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
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