Alexandra Nilsson
Alexandra  Nilsson

Saltsjobaden, Sweden

High School:
Sjolins Gymnasium



Club Team:
Simklubben Neptun


Swimming Wraps Up Week with Four B Finalists on Saturday

Georgia Tech swimming and diving posted two NCAA B qualifying times and sent four individuals to the B finals on Saturday


Jackets Return to the Pool for Competition this Week

Georgia Tech swimming will have a number of individuals compete at two events this weekend


12 Jackets Take Part in Bulldog Last Chance Meet

Georgia Tech swimming had two swimmers in Julia Shuford and Grace Mauldin record NCAA B qualifying times this weekend


Jackets Conclude Action in Georgia Tech Invite

Two school records fall as men finish third, women finish fourth


Tech Finishes Third, Fourth after Day Two of GT Invite

Iris Wang breaks her own 200 free school record; Camryn Hidalgo wins 3-meter dive

Before Tech: Swam for the SK Neptun Swim Club and head coach Niko Martikainen in Sweden ... Helped guide her club team to four-straight national championships and earn them the title of "Best Swimming Club in Sweden" ... Reached the finals in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events at the 2017 Swedish Nationals meet ... Competed at the 2016 Junior National Championships, taking third-place overall in a relay event ... Also competed in the 100 breast at the 2016 Swedish Championships Long Course ... Swam in both the 100 and 200 breast events at the 2016 Swim Open Stockholm and the 2015 Swedish Championships Short Course ... Was the valedictorian for her graduating class both in 2017 and 2014 ... Served as a member of the board on her school's student council and was also a student ambassador.

Personal: Full name is Alexandra Lena Nilsson ... Daughter of Anders and Charlotte Nilsson ... Born on August 1, 1998 in Varberg, Sweden ... Has also lived in Paris, France ... Has a younger sister named Sofia ... Chose Tech because "it is a highly ranked engineering school, it is a great opportunity to pursue my swimming career in combination with my academic studies, and I can broaden my perspective and get to know people from different countries and cultures" ... Intends to major in industrial engineering.

Nilsson's Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
100 Breast 1:03.93 at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
200 Breast 2:19.06 at Bulldog Invitational (2/25/18)
200 IM 2:14.26 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational