December 8, 2010

Johan Brunstrom, left, celebrates with doubles partner Jarkko Nieminen at the Swiss Open.

Three former SMU student-athletes made impressive showings in international competitions last summer. Men’s tennis player Johan Brunstrom ’04
of Sweden picked up his first ATP World Tour win when he teamed with partner Jarkko Nieminen to win the Swiss Open in early August.

Libor Charfreitag ’00 of Slovakia, a five-time NCAA champion, earned a gold medal in the hammer throw at the European Athletic Championships in late July.

And women’s swimmer Sara Nordenstam ’06 of Norway placed second in the 200-meter breaststroke at the European Championships in mid-August.

– Nancy Lowell George ’79