Kiki Komlenic
Kiki  Komlenic


Zagreb, Croatia

High School:
Pucko Otvoreno Uciliste




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2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America
• Competed primarily in the 100 backstroke
• Broke Purdue's 100 back record twice at the Big Ten Championships, eclipsing it on the leadoff leg of the record-setting 400 medley relay Thursday (47.11) and again while winning the B final of the event Friday (46.97)
• Also established a new Purdue freshman record while becoming the first Boilermaker to post a sub-47 second time in the event
• Season bests in the 50 (20.56) and 100 free (45.25) were also at Big Tens
• Swam on both of Purdue's medley relay teams at Big Tens
• Accounted for 20 team points at Big Tens by winning the B final of the 100 back
• Won the 100 back in in dual meet victories vs. Miami (Ohio) and Michigan State
• Took third in the 100 back at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational to account for 16 team points
• Swam the leadoff leg on Purdue's victorious 200 medley relay vs. Michigan State
• Posted his season-best time in the 200 back (1:54.65) at Iowa

• Competed for coaches Alexandre Seleznev and Domagoj Zajec as a youth standout in Croatia
• Set new club records in the 50 and 100 backstroke (LCM/SCM) at the 2016 European Aquatics Championships
• Also competed in the inaugural edition of the European Games (2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan), finishing eighth in the 50 back
• Selected as the best swimmer among his club at the 2014 European Junior Championships, finishing in ninth place in the 100 back
• Set new Croatian record for cadets again selected as the top swimmer for his club at the European Youth Olympic Festival, placing fifth in the 100 back
• Raced at the World Junior Championships in Dubai

• Major: Supply Chain Information and Analytics
• Full name is Kristian Komlenic
• Born in Zagreb, Croatia
• Parents are Zoran and Tamara Komlenic

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Real Madrid
Favorite Athlete: Drazen Petrovic
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Diver He'd Like to Compete Against: Brandon Loschiavo
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 400 Free Relay
Favorite Playoff Format/Marquee Event: The Super Bowl
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With:Abraham Lincoln
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Robert De Niro, Gal Gadot, Steven Spielberg
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Thor
Show He Can't Stop Watching: The Office
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Soccer
Favorite Purdue Building: Brees Academic Performance Center
Favorite Big City: Dubai
Unique Travel Locale: Baku, Azerbaijan
Country He'd Like to Visit: Argentina
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dan Weiss, Sociology
Furry Friend: Mora, Pomeranian


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