Ariana Kukors qualified to her first Olympics Games in London in the 200 IM. Kukors swam a fantastic race with a time of 2:09:83 to finish fifth overall at the Games. In 2011, Ariana won a Bronze Medal at the World Championships in her signature event the 200 IM. Prior to that, she won two medals at the 2010 Short Course World Championships: a Gold in the 100m IM and a Bronze in the 200m IM. Kukors set a World Record in the 2009 in the 200m IM on her way to becoming a World Champion. This record of 2:06:15 still stands today. Kukors grew up in Auburn, WA swimming with her two sisters Emily and Mattie. She now trains at Bolles under coach Sergio Lopez in Jacksonville, Florida.
Austin, Texas – March 5, 2010 – TYR athletes Ariana Kukors and Robert Margalis began the first night of finals at the 2010 Austin Grand Prix Thursday, March 4th on a high note with first place finishes each in the
Huntington Beach, Calif. – February 16, 2010- TYR announces the signing of world record holder and U.S. National Team member Nick Thoman to their roster of world-class athletes that include Matt Grevers, Ariana Kukors, and Amanda Weir. With the multi-year