Nina Kucheran Transfers to Florida from Florida State

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The University of Florida women’s swimming and diving team officially announced the addition of Nina Kucheran on Wednesday as a transfer.

The Sudbury, Ontario (Canada) native made the move to Gainesville following four years at Florida State University, where she holds four school records — 200 IM 1:56.68; 200 Breast 2:08.57, 200 medley relay 1:35.40, 400 medley relay – 3:31.96.

At the 2022 NCAA Championships, Nina Kucheran finished 22nd in the 100 breast, 28th in the 200 breast, and 31st in the 200 IM. She also qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2019 and 2020. She also finished fourth in the 200 breast and sixth in the 100 breast at the 2021 Canadian Olympic Trials, and was a member of the Canadian junior national team in 2018.

Kucheran was on the bronze medal 4×100 relay at the World University Games and in 2019 she was the ACC runner-up in the 200 breaststroke.

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Nina Kucheran’s career by the numbers

  • 4th (200m breastroke) and 6th (100 m breaststroke) place finish at the 2021 Canadian Olympic Trials
  • Florida State school record holder – 200 IM 1:56.68; 200 Breast 2:08.57, 200 medley relay 1:35.40, 400 medley relay – 3:31.96
  • 2019, 2022 NCAA qualifier
  • 2020 NCAA qualifier/All-American
  • World University Games Bronze medalist – 4×100 medley relay
  • 2019 ACC silver medalist – 200 breast
  • 3x All-ACC Academic Team
  • Junior Pan pacific silver medalist (100m breaststroke, 2018)
  • Canadian junior National team member (2018)
  • FISU World University Games bronze medalist (2019, 400m medley relay)
  • Finalist in 100m breaststroke, 200m IM, 200m breaststroke at the 2022 Canadian Bell Trials