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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Peter Kropp

2013-14: Placed fourth in the 100 breaststroke at the ACC Championship (53.34) ... Also made finals in the 200 breaststroke, coming in 21st after notching a best time of 1:59.33 during the preliminaries ... Achieved NCAA provisional cuts in every individual swim at ACCs ... Posted Duke’s second-fastest marks of the season in the breaststroke events ... Turned in the third-best times in both events on the program’s all-time top-10 list ... Over the summer, earned the silver medal in the 100m breaststroke at the Speedo Junior National Championships ... Also advanced to the 100m breaststroke finals at the Phillips 66 National Championships, placing 18th overall.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Kevin Mann at Loyola … 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200-yard breaststroke … CIF-SS division finalist in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM, 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay as a senior … Set a section record as a member of the 200 medley relay squad … Also owns school records in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and the 200 medley relay … Captured a division title in the 100 breaststroke as a sophomore while taking second in the 200 IM … Four-time division qualifier … Member of the Rattler Swim Club team … Competed in the 100 and 200-meter breaststroke at the 2013 U.S. Open ... Finished 22nd in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2013 Junior National Championships ... Academic All-American as a junior and senior … AP Scholar.

Personal: Born Peter John Kropp on March 24, 1996 in Danbury, Conn. … Son of Robert and Laura Kropp … Has one sister, Andrea, who currently swims at Southern California and is a member of the U.S. national team.

Kropp Career Bests:

100 Breast 53.34 2/28/2014
200 Breast 1:59.33 3/1/2014
200 IM 1:48.69 2/27/2014

In Duke's Record Books:

800 Free Relay 6:34.65 2/26/2014
Position: Breast/IM
Year: Junior
City/State: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Loyola
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