KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – For the second time in her career, former Lady Vol All-American Tjasa Pintar will represent Slovenia at the Olympic Games.

Pintar earned a spot on the national roster as a member of the 4×100-meter free relay. Her first appearance in the Summer Games came in 2016, when she was the fastest swimmer on the Slovenian 4×200 free relay that finished 15th overall.

During her time at Tennessee, Pintar garnered All-American honors 10 times and was a three-time SEC Champion as a member of multiple Lady Vol relays. In total, she helped bring home seven total conference medals, and she was a member of both UT squads that won SEC Championships. She currently ranks sixth in program history in the 100-yard freestyle (47.82) and eight in the 200 free (1:44.40).

In total, the Big Orange boasts a program-record 17 Olympic qualifiers for the upcoming games. A combined 12 different nations will be represented by the Vols and Lady Vols in Paris. Swimming officially begins on Saturday, July 27, at 5 a.m. Here’s a full list of Tennessee’s Olympians and the events they qualified in:

Gui Caribe (Brazil) – 50 Free, 100 Free
Erika Connolly (USA) – 4×100 Free Relay
Jillian Crooks (Cayman Islands) – 100 Free
Jordan Crooks (Cayman Islands) – 50 Free, 100 Free
Brooklyn Douthwright (Canada) – 4×100 Free Relay
Lyubomir Epitropov (Bulgaria) – 200 Breast
Martin Espernberger (Austria) – 200 Fly
Ella Jansen (Canada) – 400 IM
Mona McSharry (Ireland) – 100 Breast, 200 Breast
Kayky Mota (Brazil) – 100 Fly
Julia Mrozinski (Germany) – 200 Free
Tjasa Pintar (Slovenia) – 4×100 Free Relay
Regan Rathwell (Canada) – 200 Back
Lamar Taylor (Bahamas) – 100 Free
Kira Toussaint (Netherlands) – 100 Back, 200 Back
Joaquin Vargas (Peru) – 400 Free
Ellen Walshe (Ireland) – 200 IM, 400 IM

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