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Nicholas Tan
Nicholas Tan
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Singapore
High School: Raffles Institution
Position: Fly/Free
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Eliot

Junior 2010-11
Won the 200-yard butterfly in 1:53.40 and the 100-yard butterfly in 53.50 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Part of a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay, posting a time of 1:20.64, and a fourth-place finish in the 200 medley relay at 1:29.99 at the 2011 Ivy League Championship. Took third in the 200 butterfly in 1:48.84 and also finished sixth in the 100 butterfly at the meet.

Sophomore 2009-10
Placed fifth in the 200 fly with a time of 1:49.98 at Ivy League Championships … Finished 10th in the 100 butterfly at Ivy Championships … Helped 200 free relay team to second place finish at HYP meet … Took second in the 200 butterfly at HYP meet with a time of 1:50.09 … Helped 200 and 400 medley relay teams to second-place finishes at HYP meet … Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly at HYP meet with a time of 49.58 ... Member of the 400-yard medley relay team that finished first against BU on Dec. 3 ... Captured the 100 and 200 butterfly against UConn.

Freshman 2008-09
Won 200 butterfly in 1:51.27 in first collegiate meet against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Part of 200 medley relay that placed third against Columbia with 1:35.12 clip ... Finished fifth in 400 freestyle relay in 3:06.39 in 400 freestyle relay, sixth in 1:24.97 in 200 freestyle relay, sixth in 200 butterfly (1:49.50) and ninth in 100 butterfly (49.21) at Georgia Invitational ... Was second in 100 butterfly (50.50) and third in 200 butterfly with a mark of 1:51.31 against Navy ... Took second in 200 butterfly (1:52.91) against Penn ... Was second in 100 freestyle with a time of 47.06 against Brown .. Swam third in 200 butterfly (1:47.56) and eighth in 48.88 in 100 butterfly at HYP meet ... Placed 10th in 100 butterfly (48.70) at Ivy League Championships.

Background
Swam the butterfly and freestyle at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College ... Captain of the Raffles Junior College national schools championship team and the Navy Swim team inter-formation championship team ... Singapore Open national record holder in the 100 butterfly, 50 butterfly and 400 free relay ... Record holder in the 800 free relay for the Singapore U-17 team ... Competed at the World Swimming Championships and the World Cup in 2007 ... Participated in the 2008 Charity Swim for Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund Giving is Winning campaign by the IOC ... Was also in the 2008 UN High Commissioner for Refugees 24-hour charity swimathon for Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore ... Nominated for the Best Paper Award at the World Congress on Engineering conference in 2007 ... Won the Gold Award, Best Report and Best Oral Presentation awards at the Singapore Science Fair in 2006 ... Also played on the secondary school tennis team ... Enjoys skiing, tennis and table tennis.