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Sean RYAN
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC United States   
GenderMen
Born13 Aug 1992 in Chattanooga, TN, USA
Height1.91 m
Weight 77 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Higher education
Engineering - University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He took up swimming because it helped with his asthma.
General Interest
Nicknames
Bones, Skeletor (usaswimming.org, 19 Nov 2010)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2010 Chattanooga Male Athlete of the Year. (mgblue.com, 26 Nov 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
His retired from the sport after competing in the 10km event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He finished the sport to start a job at a diesel engine manufacturer in Detroit, MI, United States of America, in September 2016. (detroitnews.com, 16 Aug 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2010 Dubai, UAE 1500m Freestyle 14:46.38
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 1:50:03.3
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km - Team Time Trial 55:50.6
50 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:51:43.7
22 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 53:45.9
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 54:44.7
25 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km 1:55:35.7
11 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 56:30.1
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km - Team Time Trial 57:00.6
11 2009 Rome, ITA 25km 5:36:22.2
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:50:28.37
14 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:56:15.9
24 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:42:37.00
27 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:58:25.5
Pan Pacific Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2010 Irvine, CA, USA 10km 1:59:26.10