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Josh Schneider is an American swimmer
Swimming (sport)
Swimming is a sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation .-History: Competitive swimming in Europe began around 1800 BCE, mostly in the form of the freestyle. In 1873 Steve Bowyer introduced the trudgen to Western swimming competitions, after copying the front crawl used by Native...

. He is a two-time medallist at the Short Course Worlds and currently holds the American record in the 50 m freestyle (short course).

Swimming career


As a college swimmer at the University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio....

, Schneider was a one-time NCAA champion, winning the 50-yard freestyle in 2010.

At the 2010 FINA Short Course World Championships
2010 FINA Short Course World Championships
The 10th FINA World Championships was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 15–19 December 2010. This swimming-only championships took place in the Dubai Sports Complex; all events were swum in a 25-meter pool....

, Schneider won the bronze in the 50 m freestyle. Schneider, who was swimming in lane eight, only qualified for the final after winning a swim-off against Australian Kyle Richardson
Kyle Richardson (swimmer)
Kyle Richardson is a freestyle swimmer from Australia. He competed for Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning gold in two relay events.-References:...

. Schneider also earned a gold medal in the 4×100 m medley relay for his contributions in the heats.

Personal


Schneider was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1988, the son of Greg and Sue Schneider. He is a 2006 graduate of Taylor High School in North Bend, Ohio
North Bend, Ohio
North Bend is a village in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 603 at the 2000 census.-History:President Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend. His grandfather, President William Henry Harrison is buried in the William Henry Harrison Tomb State...

. In high school, besides swimming, he also participated in track
Track and field
Track and field is a sport comprising various competitive athletic contests based around the activities of running, jumping and throwing. The name of the sport derives from the venue for the competitions: a stadium which features an oval running track surrounding a grassy area...

, golf
Golf
Golf is a precision club and ball sport, in which competing players use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a golf course using the fewest number of strokes....

, and football
American football
American football is a sport played between two teams of eleven with the objective of scoring points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone. Known in the United States simply as football, it may also be referred to informally as gridiron football. The ball can be advanced by...

. Schneider attended the University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio....

 and graduated in 2010, majoring in business. Schneider is sponsored by TYR.

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