Alex Vanderkaay

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Alex Vanderkaay
Personal information
Full name Alexander Vanderkaay
Nickname(s) "AVK"
National team  United States
Born (1986-06-21) June 21, 1986 (age 30)
Rochester, Michigan
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley, Freestyle, Butterfly
Club Club Wolverine
College team University of Michigan

Alex Vanderkaay (born June 21, 1986) is an American competition swimmer. At the 2007 World University Games, Vanderkaay won the silver medal in the 400-meter individual medley (IM). At the 2009 World University Games, he won the gold medal in the 200-meter IM and again the silver medal in the 400-meter IM. While attending the University of Michigan, Vanderkaay swam for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team. He was the national college champion in the 400-yard IM in 2007 and 2008.[1]

Vanderkaay is the younger brother of former Michigan swimmers Christian Vanderkaay and four-time Olympic medalist Peter Vanderkaay, and older brother of current Michigan swimmer Dane Vanderkaay. Vanderkaay is currently a Revenue Cycle Manager in the Healthcare industry for the Chicago-based, Huron Consulting Group.


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