Julia Fiks Salem
Julia Fiks Salem


Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Domus Sapientiae


At Michigan ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 200-yard medley relay) ... Academics...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014) ... University Honors (2014).

Sophomore (2014-15)... Made season debut vs. Iowa/Nebraska (Oct. 3-4), competing in several events, and assisting in a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Freshman (2013-14) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Assisted in a 12th place finish in the 200-yard medley, a 17th place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay and a 20th place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22); earned an All-America honorable mention in the 200-yard medley relay ... Finished 23rd in the 100-yard freestyle, 29th in the 50-yard freestyle, 39th in the 100-yard backstroke, plus assisted in a pair of fourth-place relays: the 200 and 400-yard medlies at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-22) ...Regular Season ... Finished third in the 100-yard freestyle at Ohio State (Feb. 1) ... Placed second in the 50-yard freestyles at Purdue (Jan. 10) and at the Northwestern Quad Meet (Jan. 11) ... Helped set two meet records at the Orange Bowl Swim Classic (Jan. 3) in the 200-meter medley relay and 200-meter freestyle relay ... Took home a pair of 16th place finishes in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyles at the U.S. Winter National Championships (Dec. 5-7) ... Claimed first in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyles, and assisted in two pool records at Toledo's Student Recreation Center Pool in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay (Nov. 1) ... Helped in the third place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Texas and Indiana (Oct. 25) ... Helped in a first place finish in the 200-yard medley relay and second place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Minnesota (Oct. 11) ... Made collegiate debut in Iowa dual meet (Sept. 27) ... Assisted in first-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Prep ... Domus Sapientiae (2012).

Club/International ... Esporte Clube Pinheiros (2006-13) ... 2013 South American champion in the 100-meter freestyle and runner-up in the 50-meter freestyle ... Member of the 2013 Brazilian Junior National Team ... Took second place in the 200-meter backstroke at the 2013 Maccabiah Games ... 2012 State champion in the 50-meter freestyle, three relays and runner-up in three other events (100-meter freestyle, 100-meter backstroke, 50-meter backstroke) ... Two-time National Junior Champion in the 50-meter freestyle (2011-12) ... Led team to Junior National and State titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Member of two 2011 state champion relay teams (400-meter freestyle and 200-meter freestyle) ... Five-time state champion in 2010 (100-meter and 200-meter backstroke plus three relays).

Personal ... Julia Fiks Salem was born on April 5, 1995 ... Daughter of Marcelo Salem and Iara Fiks ... Both parents attended the Universidade de Sao Paulo ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Top Times

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 22.85 12/5/13
100-yard Freestyle 49.75p 12/7/13
100-yard Backstroke 56.31p 2/21/14
100-yard Butterfly 59.05 11/22/13
200-yard IM 2:12.51 11/22/13

p - Preliminaries