Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 6 August 2019


The American swimmer Nathan Adrian, who has five Olympic gold medals, arrived in Peru to participate in the Lima 2019 Games starting on August 6 at the Aquatic Center in VIDENA.

Nathan Adrian

The most awarded athlete to participate in Lima 2019 is now in Peru. With his five Olympic gold medals, the American Nathan Adrian, is the top athlete of his delegation to compete in the Pan American Games. Starting on August 6, the world swimming star is ready to compete in the most expected aquatic sport competition. 

The swimming competitions start on August 6 in the new and modern Aquatic Center, which has been cataloged by athletes as one of the best in the world. Nathan Adrian is staying in the Pan American Village, waiting actively to participate on seven events, where he will try to win more medals and increase his great sporting record. 

Nathan Adrian won gold medals in the Pekin 2008 Olympic Games in 4x100m freestyle, and in London 2012 in the 100m freestyle and the 4x100m medley relay events. He also won two gold medals in Rio 2016 in 4x100m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay. He also got a silver medal in London 2012 in 4x100m freestyle, as well as two bronze medals in Rio 2016 in the 50m freestyle and the 100m freestyle events.  

Along with him, Lima 2019 will welcome outstanding American swimmers, such as: Gunnar Bentz (gold medal in 4x200m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games), Lia Neal (silver medal in 4x100m at Rio 2016), among other athletes that we will have the privilege to watch. The swimming competition will be a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, assuring the participation of the best athletes of our continent. 


Nathan Adrian will compete in the 50m freestyle, the 100m freestyle, and the 4x100m freestyle relay events along with Michael Chadwick, Grant House and Drew Kibler.  

He will also participate in the 4x200m freestyle relay event with Michael Chadwick, Grant House and Drew Kibler, as well as in the 4x100m mixed freestyle relay event along with Michael Chadwick, Anne Lazor and Kendyl Stewart. In addition, he will compete in the 4x100m medley relay event with Daniel Carr, Matthew Josa and Cody Miller, as well as in the 4x100m mixed medley relay event. 

To get more information about the competition schedule and results, you can visit the website: