Edgar Crespo

Edgar  Crespo


Panama City, Panama

High School:
La Salle Catholic




Frogs Ready For 2016 Olympics

Four former TCU greats will represent their country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.


Crespo 35th In 100 Breaststroke At Olympics

Panama native appears in second career Olympic Games


Crespo Ready For Second Olympic Games

TCU swimmer representing home nation of Panama in London


TCU Swimming Knows the Olympics Well

Horned Frogs will be represented once again in London


TCU Honors Student Athletes at 2012 All-Sports Banquet

Whitney Gipson was given the Chancellor's Award

2012 & 2008 Olympian (Panama - 100 Breaststroke)
2011 All-Mountain West - 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2010 Mountain West Champion - 100 Breast
2012 All-Mountain West - 100 Fly, 100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay

School Records:
100 Breaststroke (53.26 - 2012)
200 Breaststroke (1:56.30 - 2012)
200 Medley Relay (1:28.17 - 2012)
400 Medley Relay (3:12.00 - 2012)

Personal Bests

100 breast - 53.26
200 breast - 1:56.30
100 fly - 48.86
200 individual medley - 1:50.06

Senior Season (2011-12):
Represented Panama in the 2012 Olympics, finishing 35th in the 100-meter breaststroke ... competed in the 200 medley relay (second, 1:28.17), 200 IM (third, 1:50.06), 400 medley relay (second, 3:12.00), 100 breast (first, 53.26) and 200 breast (first, 1:56.30) at the C-USA Invite ... re-set school records in 100 and 200 breaststroke, and was member of school record 200 and 400 medley relay teams ... named Swimmer of the Meet at the C-USA Invite ... recorded NCAA `B' cuts in the 100 and 200 breast, including going below the 100 breast mark of 55.51 eight times ... posted 19 event wins on the season (14 individual, five relay) ... swept 100 and 200 breast against Michigan/Notre Dame, Oakland, Wyoming, UIW Invite, UC-San Diego and the C-USA Invite ... finished sixth in 100 breast at Texas Invite ... won four events against Wyoming ... recorded three wins at UIW Invite and UC-San Diego ... finished season with 25 top-three finishes.

Junior Season (2010-11):
Earned a trip to the NCAA Championship for the second-straight year, competing in the 100-breast and 200-breast ... Clocked a 53.50 in the 100-breast to finish 20th overall and a TCU record 1:57.91 in the 200-breast to place 30th ... Earned All-MWC honors in the 100-breast with a second-place finish in 53.35, in the 200-breast with a 1:58.60 to place fourth overall ... His 100-breast time from the MWC Championships was 16th-best in the NCAA going into the national meet ... Swam the breaststroke leg of TCU's 200- and 400-medley relay teams that earned All-MWC honors and set TCU records at the conference meet ... Both teams placed second at the MWC Championships ... Swam times better than the NCAA "B" cut in the 100-breast on seven occasions during the season and hit the NCAA "B" cut in the 200-breast three times ... Led TCU with nine wins during the dual season and was undefeated in the 100-breast ... Also competed in the 200-individual medley at the MWC Championships, notching a personal-best time of 1:51.45 ... Represented his home country of Panama at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Dubai ... Placed 26th in the 50-meter breast with a 27.72 ... Was 29th in the 100-meter breast at the FINA meet, clocking a 1:00.02 ... Was also 30th in the 200-meter breast in 2:12.63 ... Chosen as TCU's Outstanding Swimmer

Sophomore Season (2009-10): TCU's lone NCAA qualifier, earning a spot in the 100-breast and becoming only the second TCU swimmer to compete at the NCAAs since 1997 ... Was the Mountain West Conference champion in the 100-breast with a school-record time of 53.52 ... Member of the TCU 200-medley relay squad that placed second at the MWC Championships ... Was an All-MWC performer in the 100 butterfly and the 200-medley relay, along with his distinction for winning the MWC title in the 100-breast ... Placed 27th at the NCAA Championships with a 54.00 in the preliminary round ... Touched the wall in seventh place in the 200-breast with a 2:00.52, a mark that is second in school history ... Swam a 48.87 in the 100-fly at the MWC Championships, a time that is second on the TCU all-time list

Freshman Season (2008-09): Did not compete

Amateur: Competed in the 50-, 100- and 200-breast at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome, Italy ... Won his heat in the 100-breast with a then personal-best time of 1:03.72 at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but failed to qualify for the semifinals ... Competed at multiple world championships, including the Pan-American Games and South American Games

Personal: Son of Julia Crespo ... Has one sister, Jeamilette ... Majoring in business


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