UCLA Swimming & Diving BIO
Brigitte Winkler
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Brigitte Winkler 1734037
Position: Breast/Spr. Free
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mill Valley, Calif.
High School: Tamalpais HS

Swam career bests in the 200 Breast (2:36.62), the 100 Free (58.37), and the 50 Free (27.07).

Finished 23rd in the 100 Breaststroke at the Pac-12 Championships ... Also recorded a 28th-place finish in the 200 Breaststroke (2:19.66) ... Recorded career-bests in the 100 Breast (1:02.50) and the 200 Breast (2:17.22).  

Winkler was a part of three winning 200 Medley Relay teams against Arizona State, Oregon State/UCSB/FGCU and San Diego, also winning the 100 Breaststroke at USD … had a personal-best swim in the 100 Breast at the UNLV Fall Invitational (1:04.15), finishing seventh … also 16th in the 200 Breast and fourth in the 200 Medley Relay in Vegas … had season-best swims of 23.85 in the 50 Freestyle at the Pac-12 Championships, 52.46 in the 100 Free against California and 2:22.31 in the 200 Breast versus Arizona … first in the 50 Breast at Washington State, second in the 200 Breast at San Diego, third in the 100 Breast against Utah and fourth in the 100 Breast against Arizona State, Arizona and OSU/UCSB/FGCU .. named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Winter and Spring quarters.

Won the 50 Breaststroke at the NCSA Junior Nationals and was also a part of two winning relays.

Was a two-sport athlete at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, Calif. ... earned four letters in swimming and two in cross country ... was an All-American in the 100 Breaststroke all four years, as well as an All-American in the 200 Medley Relay in 2010 ... holds the school record in three individual events and three relays and the county record in one event ... was the team MVP as a senior and the Rookie of the Year as a freshman ... swam club with North Bay Aquatics, where she was a team captain ... member of the USA Swimming Bronze Medal Club ... ranked eighth for the 100-Meter Breast in her age group in 2012.

Born June 23, 1995 in Greenbrae, Calif. ... nickname is JoJo ... daughter of Kathy and Peter Winkler ... mother is a tri-athlete and Ironman winner ... has a sister, Mattie ... geography and environmental studies major.

Brigitte Winkler’s Career Highs
100 Breaststroke (Short Course) 1:02.50
200 Breaststroke (Short Course) 2:17.22
50 Freestyle (Short Course) 23.85


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