Men's Swimming

    Morten Klarskov
    Morten Klarskov


    Albertslund, Denmark

    High School:
    Falkonergaarden's Gymnasium & Hf


    Breast / IM



    Morozov Tops 100y Free Prelims At NCAAs

    Junior then leads 400y free relay to second-best morning swim; Colupaev, Klarskov make 'B' finals.


    Morozov Wins 100y Free, Leads 400y Free Relay Title; USC Finishes NCAAs 4th

    Trojans claim best overall result since 2001.


    Quintero, Morozov, Colupaev Post Top 2 Prelim Finishes At NCAAs Day 2

    USC's 200y medley relay sets school mark as it qualifies for final as well.


    Strong Second Night Keeps USC Fourth At NCAAs

    Colupaev, Quintero go 1-2 in 200y Free; Morozov 5th in 100y breast, relays impressive.


    Morozov Blasts Through First Morning Of NCAA Prelims

    Junior leads Trojans to two relay records and posts top 50y free time of prelims.

    THIS SEASON: Morten Klarskov, a 2015 junior, is a strong breaststroker looking to return to the NCAAs after a year away. Klarskov, who will challenge for a spot on USC's medley relays, is USC's record holder in the 200y breast and is the fourth-fastest Trojan ever over 100 yards.

    2014: Klarskov was a two-time Pac-12 finalist as a 2014 sophomore. For the second year in a row, Klarskov raced in the 200y breast final, taking fourth in 1:55.86. He also debuted as a 100y breast finalist, finishing sixth in 53.62 ... He earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention honors.

    2013: Klarskov scored twice at the 2013 NCAA Championships as a freshman, finishing 11th in the 100y breast (53.00) and 12th in the 200y breast (1:56.09). His 1:54.64 prelim effort in the 200y breast was a USC school record while his effort in the 100y breast made him the fourth fastest Trojan in that race. He was also 33rd in the 200y IM (1:45.80) ... At the 2013 Pac-12 Championships, Klarskov reached the final of the 200y breast, taking fifth in 1:55.13. He also won the `B' final of the 100y breast in 53.92 and helped USC's 200y medley relay to fourth ... At the 2012 U.S. Winter Nationals, he was 10th in the 200y breast (1:57.42).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Klarskov, who attended Falkonergaarden's Gymnasium & Hf in Frederiksberg, Denmark, owns three Danish national crowns, several Danish Junior National titles, individually and on relays, and has broken more than 30 Danish junior records as well. At the 2011 European Short Course Championships, he reached the semifinals of the 50m breast and competed in the 100m and 200m breast and the 400m IM. He was second in the 200m IM at the 2011 Danish Nationals.

    PERSONAL: He was born on Jan. 14, 1992 ... He is majoring in international relations (global business).


    100-yard breast53.00
    200-yard breast1:54.64 #
    # USC Record