Jimmy Feigen burst onto the international scene as a member of the U.S. team at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. The freshly minted college graduate competed in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay with teammate, Matt Grevers. Together the athletes earned a silver medal for their performance, placing just behind France.
Once an Olympic medalist, Feigen went on to swim at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona. Again, he competed in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay, propelling the U.S. team to the podium with a second place finish. Feigen also competed in the 100m freestyle World final, where he earned an individual silver medal and personal best time in the event.
Prior to the Olympics, Feigen swam for the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned seventeen All-American honors and won NCAA championships in the 50, 100 and 400y freestyle events.