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Ida Hulkko

Player profile

position
Breast
year
Fr.
hometown
Mikkeli, Finland

Top Times

100 breast: 59.03

200 breast: 2:13.85

2018-19

Swam the fastest time in the nation in the 100 breast at 59.03 and won the event against No. 10 Florida, becoming the second female in school history to break the 1-minute barrier in the event…also took third in the 200 breast at 2:13.85…won the 100 breast against No. 13 Minnesota (1:00.77) and was awarded the ACC Swimmer of the Week…took home the 100 breast to open the season against GT and Pitt at 1:01.19

High School

A member of the Finnish National Team, Hulkko turned in the top time at the 2017 LEN European Short Couse Championships in prelims of the 50m breast with a time of 29.85. She also competed in the 100m breast (1:07.08) and 200m breast (2:33.21) at the meet. She was the 2017 Finnish champ in the 50 SCM (29.91) and 100 SCM (2:05.40) in addition to the 100 LCM (1:09.87) breast. Hulkko was named the Woman Athlete of the Year in 2017 by TTUL (Finnish Sport Federation).

Personal: Born December 12, 1998…Daughter of Arja and Petri Hulkko…Swam for the TATU Tampere coached by Jere J√§nnes… was also a sprinter and kayaked.