August 9, 2021
RECAP: 2020 Olympic Games

TOYKO, Japan  –  Five athletes with ties to Florida State swimming and diving competed at the 2020 Olympic Games, with two advancing to semifinals.

A two-time Olympian for Team USA, Katrina Young competed in her second career semifinal of the women’s 10m platform and Ida Hulkko swam in semifinals of the women’s 100m breast, while representing Finland.

In prelims, Young advanced to semis after scoring 73.60 points on her final dive, a back 2 ½ somersault with 1 ½ twist in order to climb up to 17th place from 21st, finishing with a total of 286.65.

The Shoreline, Washington, native, closed out her career in semis, placing 17th with a total of 263.60.

RECAP: 2020 Olympic Games

In the swimming portion of the Games, Hulkko set the national record for Finland in the 100m breast with a time of 1:06.19 in prelims, advancing to semifinals in seventh place.


In semis, Hulkko was slightly off the mark, touching with a time of 1:07.02 for 12th. 


Julio Horrego leads Team Honduras in the Opening Ceremony

Additionally, rising senior Izaak Bastian along with former Seminoles Julio Horrego and Emir Muratovic competed in swimming events.

Horrego was also chosen to bear the flag of Honduras in the Opening Ceremony


Izaak Bastian                  100m breast – 1:01.87, 40th

Bahamas                          200m breast – 2:17.40, 36th

Julio Horrego                       100m breast –  1:02.45, 43rd

Honduras                          200m breast –  2:17.51, 37th

Ida Hulkko                      100m breast – 1:07.02, 12th; 1:06.19, 7th (prelims)



RECAP: 2020 Olympic Games

Emir Muratovic                100m free – 50.43, 45th

Bosnia & Herzegovina          50m free – 22.91, 42nd

Katrina Young                      Prelims – 286.65, 17th

USA                                 Semifinals – 263.60, 17th

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RECAP: 2020 Olympic Games
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