Nick Thoman won two medals at his first Olympics in London in the 100m backstroke and the 400m medley relay. Thoman claimed an individual Silver medal in the 100m backstroke, where he posted a time of 52.92. He earned his first Olympic Gold medal for his participation in the 400m medley relay preliminaries. Thoman swam the backstroke on the first leg of the relay with a split of 53:31, helping to qualify the U.S. to finals. Thoman also has a World Championship Gold Medal for his performance in the 400m medley relay at the 2011 Worlds. Nick is from Cincinnati, Ohio but resides in North Carolina where he trains at SwimMac under coach Dave Marsh. Nick’s grandfather, Richard Thoman, was a world record-holder in the 100m backstroke in the 1940s.
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
Columbia, Mo. –February 14, 2010- TYR athletes Amanda Weir and Nick Thoman were both victorious on Satuday, February 13th at USA Swimming’s Missouri Grand Prix meet. Wearing TYR’s new Tracer high-performance technological suits, both U.S. national team members bettered their