Daniel Kim
Daniel Kim
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: Tesoro
Position: Breaststroke/Butterfly

Freshman - 2018-19
Supplied the Crimson its third-best 200 fly time of the year (1:48.20 - HYP) ... Logged the fourth-fastest 100 fly performance of the season (48.01) at the Ivy League Championships ... Posted the team's fifth-fastest 100 back time of the season (49.43 - Ivy League Championships) ... Ranked fifth on the team in the 200 IM (1:52.68 - Hall of Fame Invitational) ... Owned Harvard's sixth-best 100 breast effort of the year (57.73 - Hall of Fame Invitational) ... His 2:09.52 at Bryant was a season best in the 200 breast ... Turned in a season-best time of 47.38 in the 100 free at the Hall of Fame Invitational ... Swam on various relay teams (200 free, 400 free, 200 medley, 400 medley).

Before Harvard
USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Placed third in the 100 butterfly (48.66) and fifth in the 100 backstroke (50.00) at the CIF Southern Section Division I swimming championships … 11-time All-American … Holds six school records at Tesoro … Three-time Tesoro team MVP … Named Athlete of the Year in 2018 … Swam a personal-best in the preliminaries of 100 butterfly (48.07) at the CA Kevin B. Perry Senior Invitational … Swam a personal-best in the preliminaries of the 100 backstroke (48.73) at the 2017 California CIF Southern Section Division I Championships … Valedictorian … AP Scholar with Distinction … Scholar Athlete … Secretary of Daily Nova … Member of the Mission Viejo Nadadores … Enjoys playing the piano and cooking … Son of Hyung and Shannon Kim.