Seal Beach, CA – April 14, 2021 - TYR Sport is proud to announce the signing of World Champion Michael Andrew.
“We are thrilled to partner with Michael Andrew on his road to Tokyo,” said Matt Dilorenzo, CEO of TYR Sport. “Michael is an incredibly talented and versatile athlete, who has already seen tremendous success at a young age. We look forward to collaborating with Michael on product development for our technical categories as well as our lifestyle collections.”
In 2015, Andrew burst onto the swim scene as the FINA Male Swimmer of the meet at the World Junior Championships, winning a gold, three silvers, and a bronze medal. His success continued at the 2016 World Short Course Championships, where he won his first senior international medal with a gold in the 100 individual medley. Breaking three world records at the 2017 World Junior Championships, he was able to complete his junior career with another 3 gold medals.
“As one door closes, another one opens. I’m honored to continue this journey with TYR as my technical sponsor. TYR embodies excellence, and I’m thrilled to be a part of the family,” said Andrew.
Andrew has had continued success on the world stage, helping to secure a Bronze medal at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships in the 400 mixed medley relay, and then winning an individual Gold in the 50m freestyle. In 2019, he won his first long course World Championship medal as a member of the 4x100 medley relay.
As a member of team TYR, Andrew will join sponsored swimmers including Olympic Medalists Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, Ryan Lochte, Lilly King, Melanie Margalis, Tom Shields and Kelsi Dahlia, as well as Olympians Molly Hannis and Ashley Twichell.
Since its inception three decades ago, TYR Sport has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands. Founded in Huntington Beach, California, the American company has garnered industry success for major technologies including the celebrated Venzo technical suit. Today, TYR has become synonymous with the most groundbreaking athletes in swimming and continues to be the choice of champions.
Named for TYR the Norse god of valor and sacrifice, we're a company built on commitment and discipline. We've been pushing the limits of innovation to propel athletes to their absolute best for over 35 years. Whether it's personal records or world championships, we have the hard earned hardware to back it up.