Competitive swimmer B. Curry was born in the United States on January 20, 2001. As of the 2020 Summer Olympics. He has already won a gold medal as part of a relay team swimming the 4×100-meter freestyle.
His two NCAA titles in 2022 came in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events at the NCAA Championships. He swam the anchor leg of the relay that won gold in both the preliminary round and the final of the 4100 metre freestyle event at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships.
He swam the anchor leg of the relay that won gold in both the preliminary round and the final of the 4100 metre freestyle event at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships.
He also earned bronze in the final of the 4100 metre mixed freestyle relay and finished fifth in the 100 metre freestyle.
B. Curry Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
After finishing the 4×100 metre freestyle relay in a timing of 48.19 seconds, B. Curry earned a spot for the 2020 United States Olympic Team. He swam both the 50 and 100 metres freestyle in this year’s Olympic Trials, with the latter being his primary focus.
In the 50 metre freestyle semifinals, he clocked in at a personal best of 22.08 seconds, good enough for a ninth-place finish. The 2021–2022 United States National Team will include him in the 100-meter freestyle due to his impressive time.
B. Curry along with teammates Zach Apple, Bowe Becker, and Blake Pieroni, competed in the preliminaries of the 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
B. Curry First LSU Tiger To Win Gold at Olympics in Swimming:
One of LSU’s Tigers made Olympic history by bringing home the gold from Tokyo. The first swimmer from LSU to compete for the United States at the Olympics. According to a press release from LSU, B. Curry swam in the prelims alongside Blake Pieroni, Zach Apple, and Bowen Becker and won the second heat.
With a first 50-meter split of 23.51 seconds, B. Curry immediately assumed the lead. According to an LSU press release, B. Curry completed his segment of the race in a timing of 48.84 seconds. According to LSU, B. Curry is the only collegiate swimmer to ever win an Olympic gold medal.
B. Curry helped the United States win gold in the 4100 metre freestyle relay. According to the institution, he is also the first Tiger to compete in the 4100 metre freestyle event since Sion Brinn represented Great Britain at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
As a part of the U.S. 4×100-meter freestyle relay team, B. Curry became LSU’s first Olympian swimmer and the first American to win gold. Along with Blake Pieroni, Zach Apple, and Bowe Becker, B. Curry swam in the preliminaries and won the second heat.
His first 50-meter split of 23.51 put him in the lead for the team. Within 48 seconds and 84 seconds, B. Curry completed his segment of the race. B. Curry Blake Peroni, Bowe Becker, and Zach Apple, representing the United States, qualified in second place with a time of 3:11.33.