Louise Hansson

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International Career

Hansson competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro and helped team Sweden finish 5th in both the 4×100 and 4×200 freestyle relays. Her best individual finish came in the 200 IM where she finished 29th with a time of 2:15.66.  She has been a part of silver-medal winning 800 freestyle relay at the 2014 FINA Championships. That relay also broke the European Record. At the 2014 European Championships, Hansson swam in the 4×100 freestyle relay that ended up taking the gold. She is also a two-time junior European Champion in the 50 butterfly.

2017 NCAA Championships

To finish off a successful freshman season, Hansson helped Southern Cal finish ninth at the 2017 NCAA Championships. She got third in the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.45. She also competed in the 200 IM where she finished seventh and 100 freestyle where she won the B-final in a 47.30. On the last day, she lead off the Trojans’ 400 freestyle relay with a time of 47.07 and they got in fourth place.

2018 NCAA Championships

In Columbus, Hansson competed in the 100 and 200 butterfly and all five relays. She won her first individual title in the 100 butterfly and joined the sub-50 club with a time of 49.90. On the last day, she finished third in the 200 butterfly behind Ella Eastin and Katie Drabot.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 100 Fly 49.80 03/16/18 2018 NCAA Championships
Columbus, Ohio
scy 200 Fly 1:51.13 02/24/18 2018 PAC-12 Championships
Federal Way, WA

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