Gil Stovall

Gil Stovall

Gil Stovall
Personal information
Full name William Gilbert Stovall, V
Nationality  United States
Born (1986-06-03) June 3, 1986
Tupelo, Mississippi
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Athens Bulldog Swim Club
College team University of Georgia

William Gilbert Stovall, V (born June 3, 1986) is an American swimmer who competed at the 2008 Olympic Games. Stovall placed second in his signature event, the 200 m butterfly, at the US Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, with a career-best time of 1:53.86, which earned him a place on the olympic team. At that time, Stovall was the second-fastest swimmer ever in that event, behind only Michael Phelps.

Stovall swam competitively for the Melvin Stewart's 17-year-old NCAA record in the 200-yard butterfly at the NCAA Men's Swimming Championships, winning the title.

See also

  • List of University of Georgia people

External links

  • USA Swimming athlete bio: Gil Stovall
  • Georgia Bulldogs athlete bio