George Markovic Qualifies to Serbian Olympic Team
June 25, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former Ohio State men’s swimmer George Markovic will be representing Serbia at the 2012 London Olympics after qualifying for the 400 meter freestyle with a “B” standard Olympic time of 3:52.58. With his qualifying time in the Olympic Games, which will be held July 27-Aug. 12, Markovic also will be a part of the first-ever Serbian relay team, participating in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay.
Markovic was a 2010 NCAA All-American and won a Big Ten championship in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:15.35. During his senior season, Markovic was captain of the 2010 Big Ten Championship team, helping the program claim the Big Ten crown.