Marcus Holmquist
Marcus Holmquist
Year: First-Year
Hometown: Bankeryd, Sweden
High School: Sandagymnasiet
Position: Freestyle

Before Harvard
Two-time national junior champion … Eight-time national age group champion … Swam on the No. 1 Swedish age group team in 2014 and 2015 … Part of the top Swedish junior team in 2015, 2016 and 2017 … Medaled at the Nordic age group championships in 2016 … Medalist at the 2017 Nordic Junior Championships … Competed at the 2017 Nordic Open Water Championships (5km, 7.5km) … Participated at the 2018 European Open Water Championships (10km) and the 2018 European Swimming Championships … Swam for Jönköping Simsällskap … Volunteered with his team to teach youth the importance of water safety … Also taught the importance of water safety to disabled children … Provided swim lessons for children and assisted his coaches at day camps … Father, Joakim, competed for Sweden at the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games in Seoul and Barcelona, respectively … Joakim is the world record-holder in the 50-meter free (scm) in the 45-49 age group … Mother, Cari, became a world champion at the Lifesaving World Championship in Valenciennes, France in 1995, and ranked third in the world in 2018 in the 50-meter breast (scm) for women in the 50-54 age group … Son of Joakim and Cari.