Athlete Info


My name is Nikola Karaivanov, a member of the U18 Bulgarian National Swimming Team. My goal is to combine successfully my academic studies and sport career as a swimmer. I have both motivation and desire to work hard in order to leave an impact on my college team.


Sport Swimming
Team/Club SC Asteri Varna, U18 Bulgarian National Team
Position/Discipline 100 fly and 200 fly

Top Athletic Achievements

Winner of multiple National tournaments and competitions.

Participant at the 2023 European Junior Swimming Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

Competitions & Tournaments

PB Times:

50 fly - 25.45 LCM

100 fly - 55.37 LCM

200 fly - 2.02,96 LCM

50m free - 25.13 LCM

100m free - 54.34 LCM

200m free - 1.56,75 LCM

400m free - 4.18.43 LCM

100m back - 1.05,75

200 IM - 2.15,88 LCM

400 IM - 4.47,06 LCM


GPA 3.2
SAT February 2024
TOEFL December 2023
High SchoolFirst Language School Varna


What makes you different?

What makes me different is that I never give up and always try to find a way to improve myself. I am ready for working, exhaustion and struggle to make my dreams come true.

College goals

During my time in college I would like to improve my swimming results and to grow as a person.

Why do you want to compete in college?

The reason I want to compete in college is the strong competition from the best swimmers in the world. This rivalry can help me build my character. Of course I would like to finish my degree with honors and prepare for a life after my sports career.

Swimming and life Goals?

My swimming goals are to participate at the Olympic Games, European Aquatics Championships and World Aquatics Championship. My life goal has always been to become an engineer like my father.

Anything else we should know?

I like playing football, reading books and spending time with my family.


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