• 12-JUN-2015

  • SOURCE: adidas

16 Years, 76 Age Group Records, 3 Stripes: Michael Andrew Joins adidas Swim

Michael Andrew
adidas Swim announces a multi-year partnership with the 16 year old next generation swimmer, Michael Andrew.

Michael is currently the most successful national age group swimmer in the United States and the youngest male swimmer ever in the history of US swimming to turn pro. Andrew already set 76 age group records, among them the 50m long course freestyle making him the fastest 13-14 year old in American history. In 2015 Michael will compete in several national and international competitions, among them the US nationals.

Michael Andrew: "I'm super excited to sign with adidas. The brand has a strong history in swim and sports technology and I look forward to joining the group of adidas athletes and swimming in the legendary three stripes."

Christine Barth-Darkow, Category Director Swim for adidas Global commented:"Michael's drive, talent and personality fit perfectly with adidas' ambition to empower young swimmers around the world. We look forward to supporting Michael on his journey to leave his mark on the global stage – for many years to come."

Andrew joins a global group of adidas swimmers including Cesar Cielo, Allison Schmitt, Chris Walker-Hebborn and Coralie Balmy.

adidas AG just recently announced its new swimwear licensee and distributor for the US - The Original Swimwear Company (TOSC).