Gary Tan Athlete Profile

Gary Tan

Gary Tan
Positions: Individual Medley, Backstroke Height: 5-10 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 1999-2004 Hometown: Maryland Park

Personal

Major pre-management ... parents are Tan Tye Kiann and Chan Soh Neo

At BYU

Freshman: Swam team-best 200 IM time ... posted second-best times in 100 and 200 back ... won seven individual events in regular season competition ... named MWC Men's Swimmer of the Week 11/17/99 ... MWC finalist in 100 back and 200 IM, All-MWC in 200 back ... Academic All-Conference ... 2000 Sydney Olympic participant Sophomore: Sydney Olympic participant ... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete ... won 14 individual events during the season ... won the MWC championship in the 200 IM with a conference-record time of 1:49.42 ... swam on winning 400-medley relay team at MWC Championships ... runner-up finishes at the MWC Championships in both the 100 and 200 back ... MWC Swimmer of the Week Nov. 1

Before BYU

Two-time best performance winner at Singapore national competition ... four-time national age group champion in 100 back, 200 back, 200 IM and 400 IM ... silver medals in 100 and 200 meter backstroke at South East Asian Games




1999-2000 | Freshman Year

Swam team-best 200 IM time ... posted second-best times in 100 and 200 back ... won seven individual events in regular season competition ... named MWC Men's Swimmer of the Week Nov. 17 ... MWC finalist in 100 back and 200 IM, All-MWC in 200 back ... Academic All-Conference ... 2000 Sydney Olympic participant

2000-2001 | Sophomore Year

Sydney Olympic participant ... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete ... won 14 individual events during the season ... MWC champion in the 200 IM with a conference-record time of 1:49.42 ... swam on winning 400-medley relay team at MWC Championships ... runner-up finishes at the MWC Championships in both the 100 and 200 back ... MWC Swimmer of the Week Nov. 1

2001-2002 | Junior Year

Won the 200 back at the Speedo Cup ... won 13 individual events during the regular season ... placed third in the 200 back at the MWC Championships ... First-team All-MWC in the 200 IM, 200 back, 800 free relay, and 400 medley relay ... Second-team All-MWC in the 100 back and 200 medley relay ... named MWC Swimmer of the Week twice-Jan. 17 and Feb. 14

2003-2004 | Senior Year

Competed in six meets with the Cougars ... recorded three individual wins along with six other top-three finishes