Nadia Dwidar
Nadia Dwidar
Birth Date: 10/16/1987
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Clovis West HS
Position: Freestyle
UC Santa Barbara
Big West Champion and school record-holder in the 200 free relay (1:31.46) and the 400 free relay (3:20.56)...Took fifth in the 200 free (1:51.82), seventh in the 50 free (23.65) and eighth in the 100 free (52.00) at the Big West Championships. 2007: Swam on the league-champion and UCSB record-holding 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay and 800 medley relay teams...Took fourth in the 200 free (1:52.35), fifth in the 100 free (51.51) and eighth in the 50 free (23.91) at Big West Championships...Posted her best 50 free (23.84) and 200 free (1:52.25) times at Texas Invite. 2006: Member of the league champion 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams and the 400 medley relay team...Placed second in the 200 free (1:50.17), fourth in the 100 free (51.56) and seventh in the 50 free (23.92) at the Big West Championships. High School
A 2005 graduate of Clovis West High School where she swam under Steve Baxter...Set a school record in the 50 freestyle...Four-time All-Central Valley Athletic League and All-American...Also swam for Clovis Swim Club, coached by Tom Milich...Placed in the top-24 at Junior Nationals...Also played water polo...Member of the California Scholastic Federation. Personal
Nadia Dwidar was born Oct. 16,1987 in Alexandria, Egypt...Parents are Hassan and Iwona...Has two younger siblings, Mona and Omar...Enjoys drawing and writing...Majoring in sociology...Favorite musicians are Brian McKnight and John Mayer...Favorite movies are "Love Actually," "Crash," and "Finding Nemo". Most memorable athletic achievement is winning the Big West Conference title three years in a row...Ethnicity is half Egyptian and half Polish...Favorite aspects of college swimming are the intensity, the heart, the spirit and always forming a bigger family.