2011-12: Qualified for the NCAA Championships and swam on the preliminary 200 free relay and 200 medley relay...Posted a personal best and NCAA "B" cut in the 100 free at the Texas Invite.
2010-11: Finished in fifth-place in the 50-yd freestyle and second in the 400-yd freestyle relay versus UNLV...Earned a second-place finish in the 50 free versus Wisconsin...Finished in second in the 200-yd medley relay at the Texas Invitational...Recorded a third-place finish in the 200-yd freestyle relay and a fifth-place finish in the 200-yd medley relay versus Stanford...Finished third in the 400-yd freestyle relay and fifth in the 200-yd medley relay versus California...Earned a third-place finish in the 200-yd freestyle relay and the 400-yd freestyle relay versus Texas and SMU...Won the 200-yd medley relay versus Arizona State.
High School: Attended Stoneman Douglas High School
Personal: Son of Philipp and Claudia Popov...has a brother Alex, 22 and sister Sophia, 18.
Career Ambition: Medical School
Spends free time: Golfing, surfing, hiking and boating
Why Arizona: To swim and be with my older brother
Personal Best Times:
50 free: 20.03
100 free: 43.65
2012 Olympic Trials
50m Free Preliminaries: 125th - 23.69