Jay Litherland

Jay Litherland (born August 24, 1995) is an American competition swimmer of both Japanese and New Zealand descent. He placed second at the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials in the 400m individual medley, qualifying him for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He is a World University Games gold medalist at the 2015 Summer Universiade and a bronze medalist at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Litherland competes for the University of Georgia in American collegiate swimming. Jay is a triplet whose brothers Kevin and Mick also swim for UGA. Jay and his brothers grew up swimming at Dynamo Swim Club in Atlanta and were coached by Rich Murphy, Jason Turcotte, and Franz Ressigue.

Jay Litherland
Litherland at 2015 Gwangju
Personal information
National teamUnited States
Born (1995-08-24) August 24, 1995
Osaka, Japan[1]
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight176 lb (80 kg)
ClubDynamo Swim Club
College teamUniversity of Georgia
CoachRich Murphy, Franz Ressigue, Jason Turcotte, Jack Bauerle

Career best times

Long course (50-meter pool)

Event Time Venue Date
400 m IM 4:09.22 South Korea July 28, 2019


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