Emily Kukors PRONOUNCED: COO-coors
- Swimmer at Auburn / King Aquatic Club
- in 2008 = 23 DOB: Apr 13, 1985
- 5' 9" (175.3 cm)
- Hometown = Auburn, Washington
- in 2008 resides in Auburn, Ala.
- former resident of Tacoma, Wash.
- Coach = David Marsh / Richard Quick
- Wikipedia:Emily Kukors
- USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.
Took third in the 200m free and IM and fourth in the 100m free at 2006 NCAA Championships ... finished second at the 2005 U.S. Open .... placed second in the 200m free at 2003 Summer Nationals
Pan Am GamesEdit
2007: Gold, 400m FR-R & 800m FR-R; Silver, 200m IM
2007 (Jr); 2, 200y FR & 800y FR-R; 3, 200y MR-R; 4, 200y/400y FR-R; 5 100y FR
2008 (Sr): 3, 200y IM; 3, 200y FR-R; 2, 400y MR-R
2007 World Rankings: Edit
87th, 100m free; 74th, 400m free; 69th, 200m fly; 13th, 200m IM
2006 World Rankings: Edit
24th, 200m IM; 83rd, 400m IM
2005 World Rankings: Edit
70th, 100m free; 40th, 200m free; 133rd, 200m fly; 89th, 200m IM
Holds (United States (also known as USA) / American Record) in 800y FR-R, set at 2008 Southeastern Conference C ... Holds USO in 800y FR-R, set at 2008 Southeastern Conference C ... Holds NAG (15-16) in 800y FR-R, set at NAG Records
Collegiate: Twelve-time NCAA All-American
Collegiate: Two-time NCAA Champions (2006-07)
High School: Auburn HS '03
College: Auburn '09
College Major: Broadcast Journalism
Family, Village, Community Edit
Parents: Pete and Jaapje Sibling(s): Younger sisters (Ariana Kukors and Mattie Kukors) swim for King Aquatic Club ... Ariana won the silver medal in the 400 IM at the 2006 Pan Pacs and the 2007 World Champs
Sports Played Before Swimming: Basketball, gymnastics, tennis, volleyball, soccer
Nickname(s): Emma ... "My sisters are the only ones who call me this."
Pet(s): One dog (Sierra)
Hobbies Outside the Pool: Spending time with friends and family, watching romantic comedies
Ultimate Way to Relax: Laying out by the pool!
Most Influential Person: Mom ... "She is the most influential person I know with a heart of gold."
Training Notes Edit
Swims 18,000 meters/yards per day, 4-5 hours a day, 6 days a week
2007 Pan American Games 2007: Silver, 200m IM; Gold, 800m FR-R; Gold, 400m FR-R
Event Best Year 100m FR 55.97 Jun 08 200m FR 2:00.49 Dec 05 400m FR 4:14.01 Jun 07 200m FL 2:10.19 May 08 200m IM 2:13.88 Jul 07 400m IM 4:52.84 Jun 07
Ultraswim GP - t3 Final, 100m FR; 4 Final, 200m FR; 10 Final, 100m FL; t2 Final, 200m FL; 2 Final, 200m IM 08 SCSC GP - t25 Final, 100m FR; 21 Final, 400m FR; 10 Final, 200m FL; 9 Final, 200m IM NCAA - 15 Final, 100y FR; 4 Final, 200y FR; 3 Final, 200y IM; 3 Final, 200y FR-R; 4 Final, 400y FR-R; 8 Final, 800y FR-R; 2 Final, 400y MED-R
SCY NATS - 16 Final, 100y FR; t7 Final, 200y FR; t9 Final, 500y FR; 17 Final, 200y FL; t9 Final, 200y IM; 3 Final, 800y FR-R; 2 Final, 400y MED-R PAN AMS - 2 Final, 200m IM; 1 Final, 400m FR-R; 1 Final, 800m FR-R SCSC GP - 27 Final, 50m FR; 9 Final, 100m FR; 6 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 400m FR; 6 Final, 200m FL 07 ULTRA GP - 16 Final, 50m FR; 7 Final, 100m FR; 2 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 200m FL; 3 Final, 200m IM; 6 Final, 400m IM
US OPEN - 15 Final, 50m FR; 4 Final, 100m FR; 4 Final, 200m FR; 17 Final, 200m FL; 6 Final, 200m IM; 7 Final, 400m IM SUM NATS - 22 Final, 200m FL; 7 Final, 200m IM NCAA - 4 Final, 100y FR; 3 Final, 200y FR; 3 Final, 200y IM 2005 US OPEN - 3 Final, 100m FR; 2 Final, 200m FR; 9 Final, 200m FL; 4 Final, 200m IM 2004 SUM NATS - 11 Final, 100m FR; 8 Final, 200m FR; 9 Final, 200m FL
US OPEN - 8 Final, 200m FR; 11 Final, 200m IM; 15 Final, 400m IM SUM NATS - 10 Final, 100m FR; 2 Final, 200m FR; 21 Final, 200m IM
SUM NATS - 16 Final, 200m IM SPG NATS - 22 Final, 100m FR