Varun Shivakumar

Varun ShivakumarVarun Shivakumar hails from Hoffman Estates, IL and swam competitively for 16 years. He swam both backstroke events at Northwestern University, and ranks fifth in the school’s All-time performances list in the 200 yard backstroke. Representing NASA Wildcat Aquatics, he also competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE in the 200 meter backstroke.

Varun graduated with a degree in Economics and a minor in Business Institutions from the Weinberg College of Arts at Sciences at Northwestern University in 2013.

Stories by Varun Shivakumar

Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Anders Nielsen of the University of Michigan

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