Swam with the 800 free relay squad at the CAA Championships, taking fifth and logging a time of 6:46.79...Finished in 11th in the 1650 free with a time of 16:0883...Also placed 13th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:04.77...

Won Youth and Junior National Titles in Turkey in the 200, 400, 800, and 1500 free, as well as the 200 back and 400 IM...Participated in the European Youth Olympic Festival and the Southeastern European Countries Games with the Turkish National Team...A Honors List student throughout high school...

Personal: Born January 1, 1991...Son of Hakan and Nurdan Akay...Has one sister, Selin...Majoring in exercise science.

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