Tallinn, Estonia
High School
Tallinn German Gym

LSU Record Holder in the 200 Freestyle Relay
2008 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (200 freestyle relay)
2008 Beijing Olympics Qualifier
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Enjoyed a stellar senior campaign to cap one of the finest freestyle swimming careers in LSU history … Left the Tigers with the second-fastest 50-yard freestyle time in program annals (19.62) … That mark surpassed current head coach Adam Schmitt’s clocking of 19.65 … Also owns the ninth-best 100 free (44.15) … Competed in every dual-meet, the Georgia Tech Invitational, the SEC Championships and the NCAA Championships … Earned honorable mention All-America honors along with teammates Hannes Heyl, Christoph Lubenau and Brandon Selts in the 200 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships … That team shattered a school record in the event at the NCAA Preliminaries (1:18.46) … Captured third in the 50 free (19.75) at the SEC Championships … Led the 200 freestyle relay team (1:27.64) with a 19.62 split, the second-fastest 50- yard freestyle split in LSU history … Took home the 50 free title in a dual-meet against the fifth-ranked Florida Gators with a clocking of 20.23 … Swept his individual events versus Alabama with first-place finishes in both the 50 and 100 freestyle swims … Finished second among a 69-swimmer field in the 50 free (19.85) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Won the 50 free against No. 2 Stanford and No. 18 Texas A&M … Anchored the 400 medley relay team in a first-place finish versus Georgia … Recorded victories in the 50 free against South Carolina and Florida State … Notched first in a rare appearance in the 100 backstroke race (53.22) versus Delta State … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year … Received his fourth varsity letter.

Proved to the top freestyle swimmer on the team and one of the top free swimmers in school history … Produced the finest season of his career by reaching the NCAA Championships for the second time and improving his LSU all-time top 10 free times … Also competed in every dual meet, the Art Adamson Invitational, the SEC Championships and the Last Chance Bulldog Invitational … Posted a career-fast 50 free clocking of 19.69 at NCAAs to take 21st place … That time registered as the fourth-best mark in school history … Finished 37th in the 100 free prelims at NCAAs with the ninth-best time in school history (44.15) … Qualified and placed seventh in the 100 free championship final at SECs (44.59) and was also seventh in the 50 free championship final (19.98) … Took seventh in the 100 butterfly consolation final (49.32) at the same meet … Helped the 200 free relay take fifth at SECs (1:20.10) … Earned runner-up honors in the 50 and 100 free championship finals at the Art Adamson Invitational with times of 20.15 and 44.54, respectively … Tallied nine individual wins in dual-meet competition highlighted by freestyle sweeps at Texas A&M and versus No. 10 Florida State … Won three events in an upset of the Seminoles, including a meet-clinching swim in the 200 free relay … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his career … Earned his third varsity letter.

LSU’s top freestyle sprinter for the second straight season … Set career-fast times in all three of his best events, two of which were school all-time top-10 times … Competed at the U.S. Spring National Championships in the 100-meter free and 100-meter butterfly … Placed fifth in the championship final of the 100-meter free (51.39) … Posted the fifth-fastest 50 free time in school history in the 200 free relay at the SEC Championships (19.83) … Took fifth in the championship final of the 50 free at SECs (19.85) … Was 14th in the 100 free at SECs (44.42) and 16th in the 100 fly (49.15) … Won eight events in meet competition highlighted by a sweep of both free events against No. 1 Auburn … Enjoyed a spectacular Texas A&M Invitational, culminating with three wins in championship finals … Notched the ninth-fastest 100 free time in school history in winning (44.19) … Was also victorious in the 50 free (20.30) … Joined LSU in capturing the 400 medley relay rather convincingly at A&M (3:19.63) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year … Earned his second varsity letter.

One of the top freshman sprinters in the SEC after one of the best freshman seasons in school history … Swam the fifth-fastest 50 freestyle time in school history, 19:95, at the Last Chance Meet … Also owned the fastest times on the team in the 100 free (45.10) and 100 butterfly (49.17) … One of three Tigers to qualify for the NCAA Championships … Placed 32nd out of 50 participants in the 50 free at NCAAs (20.03) … Became the first LSU swimmer to swim in the 19-second range of the 50 free in eight years … Qualified for NCAAs with a time of 19.95 in the 50 free … Took ninth in the 50 free finals at the SEC Championships (20.10) … Was also LSU’s highest finisher at SECs in the 100 free and 100 fly … Placed 20th in the 100 free (45.22) and 18th in the 100 fly (49.17) … Won four events in a span of two days with meets against TCU and Texas A&M … Earned finals berths in two events at the Texas A&M Invitational … Finished fourth in the 100 free at the A&M Invite … Member of four relay teams at SECs, including the 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley … Anchored the Tigers’ relay team in the 200 medley finals at SECs … Group placed sixth with a time of 1:29.34 … Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and maintained a 3.40 GPA … Was the Cox Academic Center Student Athlete of the Month for February … Earned his first varsity letter.

Lettered at Tallinn German Gymnasium in swimming and soccer … Estonian national champion in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly … Was also the northern junior champion in the 50 free and took eighth place at the European Junior Championships in 2003 … Named “Best Athlete” at his school in 2003 and 2004.

Born May 3, 1985 … Parents are Heino and Urve … Has one brother, Marko … Majoring in finance.

50 freestyle :19.62  2008 SEC Championships
100 freestyle :44.15 2007 NCAA Championships
100 butterfly :49.10 2005 Texas A&M Invitational

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