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Fynn Minuth

  • position Butterfly/IM
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • High school Upper St. Clair HS
  • position Butterfly/IM
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • High school Upper St. Clair HS

Fynn Minuth Bio

Minuth’s Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 22.02# 10/3/15 Florida Gulf Coast Invitational Fort Myers, Fla.
100 Freestyle 45.57# 2/18/18 SEC Championships College Station, Texas
200 Freestyle 1:33.35! 2/14/18 SEC Championships College Station, Texas
500 Freestyle 4:09.55! 3/23/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind.
1000 Freestyle 9:14.10 10/21/17 vs. Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
200 Backstroke 1:56.01 1/22/16 South Carolina Quad Meet Columbia, S.C.
100 Butterfly 49.30 2/28/17 South Carolina College Invititational Columbia, S.C.
200 Butterfly 1:41.11! 3/30/19 NCAA Championships Austin, Texas
200 IM 1:48.83p 2/17/16 SEC Championships Columbia, Mo.

! = School Record  |  t = Time Trial  |  # = Leadoff Split/Split

AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2019 SEC Champion — 500 freestyle
  • 2019 NCAA All-American — 500 freestyle, 200 butterfly
  • 2019 First Team All-SEC
  • 2018 SEC Champion — 500 freestyle, 200 butterfly
  • 2018 NCAA All-American — 500 freestyle
  • 2018 NCAA All-American — 200 butterfly
  • 2018 First Team All-SEC
  • 2018 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 SEC Champion- 500 freestyle
  • 2017 NCAA All-American — 500 freestyle
  • 2017 NCAA All-American — 200 butterfly
  • 2017 NCAA All-American — 800 freestyle relay
  • 2017 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 First Team All-SEC
  • 2016 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016 All-American 800 Freestyle Relay

IN THE RECORD BOOK

  • 1st — 200 freestyle
  • 1st — 500 freestyle
  • 1st — 200 butterfly
  • 7th — 1000 freestyle
  • 2nd, 3rd, 6th — 800 freestyle relay
  • 2nd — 400 medley relay
  • 1st, 8th — 400 freestyle relay

2018-19 (SENIOR)

  • Won his third-straight SEC Championship in the 500 freestyle to become just the second swimmer in Carolina history to win three-consecutive conference titles in the same individual event.
  • Swam a season-best 4:11.98 in his gold medal race in the 500 free at SEC’s.
  • Set a new Carolina school record in the 200 fly (1:41.11) to earn honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 butterfly at the NCAA Championships.
  • Earned All-America honors in both the 200 fly and 500 free at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas
  • Earned A-final swims in the 200 fly, 200 free and 500 free at the SEC Championships, winning the 500 in addition to a bronze in the 200 fly.
  • Won 11 total races during his senior season with 18 combined top-three finishes.

2017-18 (JUNIOR)

  • Was named All-American in two events after finishing 11th in 500 freestyle (4:14.05) and 13th in the 200 butterfly (1:41.81) at the NCAA Championships
  • SEC Champion in both the 200 butterfly (1:41.25) and 500 freestyle (4:10.51) becoming the first South Carolina male swimmer to capture multiple individual conference championships in the same year
  • Set a school record with his 1:41.25 in the 200 fly at the SEC Championships
  • Set three PR’s at the SEC Championships including a school record in the 200 butterfly (1:41.25)
  • Tabbed as a First Team All-SEC performer for a second straight year
  • 15 total first-place finishes on the year and 29 podium finishes across six different events (100 fly, 200 fly, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 1000 free)

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Earned All-America honors in three difference races as a sophomore
  • Finished fifth in the 500 freestyle (4:10.57), 13th in the 200 butterfly (1:42.05) and 29th in the 200 freestyle (1:34.41) at the NCAA Championships
  • Won the 500 freestyle (4:11.07) at the SEC Championships
  • Took third in the 200 freestyle (1:44.67) at SECs
  • Swam in five events as a sophomore (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly)
  • Tallied 15 podium finishes throughout the regular season, including six first-place finishes

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)

  • Swam to his first All-American honor when he helped the Gamecocks place 15th at the NCAA Championships in the 800 freestyle relay (6:19.93)
  • Earned a second swim in the 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, placing 20th (1:45.89)
  • Finished 29th in the 200 freestyle (1:37.66) and 31st in the 200 IM (1:48.83)
  • Won the 200 butterfly against Duke (1:49.92) and at the SC Quad Meet (1:51.63)
  • Earned nine top-five finishes across five different events
  • Represented South Carolina in the LC Junior Nationals in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Earned first place in the 400m freestyle and two second place finishes in the 200m freestyle and 200m butterfly.

PRE COLLEGE

  • Graduated from Upper St. Clair High School
  • Holds seven school and seven pool records
  • Two-time State Champion
  • Member of SV Bayer Wuppertal Club Team
  • German Age Group Champion
  • Three-time runner-up at German Age Group Nationals

PERSONAL

  • Double majoring in finance and accounting
  • Fynn Minuth is the son of Mark Torsten and Britta Minuth
  • Has one brother, Ole and one sister Neele

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