Meet The Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Who Wants To Be A Hedge Fund Trader

Clement Lefert

Photo: Wikimedia Commons/ George Biard

Clément Lefert, a French swimmer who took home a gold medal at the London 2012 summer Olympics, is interning at a hedge fund, Bloomberg News’ Matthew Brown reported.The 26-year-old Olympian is currently interning at commodities and oil hedge fund Andurand Capital Management in London. His goal, however, is to become a trader, the report said. 

Here’s what we know about him: 

  • He graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in economics and holds a masters in finance from a French business school. 
  • He’s from Nice, France
  • He’s 6 feet tall 
  • His main event for swimming in college was the butterfly 
  • He holds the school’s record in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:33.67
  • Lefert’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay team beat the U.S. team, which included decorated Olympian Michael Phelps. 

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