Mazen Aziz
    Mazen Aziz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Egypt

    High School:
    St. Peter American School

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    Freestyle

    Birthdate:
    03/14/1990


    08/10/2012

    Saluki Olympians wrap up action in London

    Three swimmers represented SIU in the Olympics

    07/07/2012

    Walker named Egyptian Olympic swim coach

    Walker to coach former Saluki Mazen Aziz

    06/30/2012

    Wolfe completes action at U.S. Olympic Trials

    Bloomington native finished eighth in heat

    06/18/2012

    Three swimmers qualfy for 2012 Olympics

    Aziz, Benitez, Gercsak set to compete for respective countries

    2011-12 (Senior): Competed in 10 meets...Finished second in the 1000 freestyle in the Miami (OH)/Evansville tri-meet...Finished second in the 500 freestyle and 1000 freestyle in the dual meet against Evansville...Placed 20th in the 1650 freestyle at the MAC Championships...Qualified for the London Olympics in the 10-kilometer open-water swim and finished 24th.

    2010-11 (Junior): Competed in 10 meets on the season...Won the Open Water 5K in the second event of the season...Won the 500 freestyle against Missouri State...Finished fourth of 16 in the 500 freestyle at the MAC Championships.

    2009-10 (Sophomore): Joined the Saluki swimming and diving program about halfway into his freshman campaign...Swam in four meets including the MAC Championships...Recorded four finishes inside the top-five.

    Prior to SIU: As a senior in high school, held a world ranking of third place in 10K open water swimming.

    Personal: An architectural engineering major...Has two brothers...Son of Mohamed Aziz Metwaly and Hala Adel...Born March 14, 1990 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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