Zach Harting

2020 Olympian

Hometown: Madison, AL

Country: USA

Birthday: October 26, 1993

Specialty: Butterfly, IM

Born in Madison, Alabama, Harting now lives and trains in Louisville, Kentucky. Harting earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s degree in Engineering Management, all while swimming for the Cardinals and maintaining a GPA of 3.88. 

Harting qualified for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, his first USA “A” team ever, by finishing second in the 200m butterfly at the 2018 National Swimming Championships. At the Pan Pac Championships in Tokyo, Japan Harting won a bronze medal in the 200m butterfly with a new best time of 1:55.01.

Harting then closed out his final season at Louisville by qualifying for his first individual NCAA A final, finishing sixth in the 200m free with a personal best time of 1:32.24 to earn All-American honors. On June 11, 2019, Harting was announced as a member of the DC Trident ISL team headed by Kaitlin Sandeno. Harting scored a total of 22.5 points for DC Trident in 2020.

Harting went on to compete in the 200m butterfly at the Tokyo Olympics. With great swims, Harting placed fourth overall in prelims, and ninth overall in the semi finals. 

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