July 23, 2021

Five Noles from Swim & Dive Ready for Olympics

TOYKO, Japan  –  Five athletes with ties to Florida State swimming and diving will compete at the Olympic Games, starting on Saturday July 24.

Rising senior captain Izaak Bastian is one of two current FSU student-athletes competing at the Games. Bastian will represent the Bahamas in the 100m and 200m breast.

Former Seminole Julio Horrego (2017-19), who was the flag bearer for Honduras in The Opening Ceremony, will join Bastian in both breaststroke events. Ida Hulkko (2018-19) will compete in the 100m breast.

Emir Muratovic (2015-19) will race in the 50m and 100m free while representing Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Katrina Young (2010-15) will compete in her second Games for Team USA on August 4 in the women’s 10m platform. FSU head diving coach John Proctor will also be coaching Young  and the United States in his second Olympics.

Schedule (All times EST)

Izaak Bastian                  100m breast – July 24, 7:30 AM

Bahamas                          200m breast – July 27, 6:35 AM

Julio Horrego                    100m breast – July 24, 7:30 AM

Honduras                          200m breast – July 27, 6:35 AM

Ida Hulkko                      100m breast – July 25, 6:48 AM


Emir Muratovic                100m free – July 27, 6:11 AM

Bosnia & Herzegovina          50m free – July 30, 6:07 AM

Katrina Young                      10M platform –  August 4, 2 AM


The Opening Ceremony will air at 7:30 p.m. on Friday on NBC.

Prelims for swimming events will begin at 6 a.m. The top 16 swimmers will advance to semifinals later that evening and the top eight will advance to finals the following day.

Finals will start at 9:30 p.m.  The top 18 divers advance to semifinals, which will take place later on August 4 at 9 p.m. The top 12 will advance to finals on August 5 at 2 a.m.

Swimming and diving events will be available live on NBC platforms.

For more information, visit Facebook (FSUSwimmingDiving), Twitter (@FSU_Swimming) and Instagram (@fsuswimdive).


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