Gustav  Aberg Lejdstrom

Gustav Aberg Lejdstrom


Helsingborg, Sweden



2016 - 3
2015 - 1
2014 - 2
2013 - 3

Silver: 1
2013: 800 FR
Bronze: 1
2014: 800 FR

2016 All-American
2016 CSCAA Scholar All-American
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 All-American
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2013 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 - SENIOR


  • Member of the 200 yard freestyle relay earning a score of (1:18.20) finishing fifth with 50 team points
  • Helped earn 46 team points during the 400 yard freestyle relay (2:54.13)
  • Took fifth place in the 800 yard freestyle relay contributing to 50 team points (6:24.34)

2014-15 - JUNIOR

  • Swam the anchor leg in the 200-yard Medley Relay to help earn the victory with teammates Sean Lehane, Tristan Slater and Chris Sadsad at UNCW
  • Won the 200-yard Freestyle with a 1:44.24 time at UNCW
  • Finished in third place at Queens, thanks to a 1:41.78 time in the 200 Free
  • Swam the anchor leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay to help the relay team featuring Joshua Romany, Chris Sadsad and Ryan Coetzee earn third place against IU and UK (3:04.10)
  • Earned three A final appearances at the Nike Cup in 100 Free, 200 Free and 100 Fly
  • Earned five NCAA b-cut times and two career-best times (19.74 in the 50 free and 48.49 in the 100 Fly) at the Nike Cup
  • Finished third in the 200 Freestyle at LSU (1:41.87)
  • Finished seventh in the 100 Freestyle against UGA (45.39) and eighth in the same event at A&M (45.95)


  • Scored in all three individual events, headlined by a 12th-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:35.99).
  • Finished 13th overall--fifth in the consolation final of the 50 Freestyle
  • Tied for 19th overall--third in the C final--in the 100 Freestyle
  • Helped Vols to a fourth-place finish in the 800 freestyle relay, which finished in (6:19.37). He was also part of a fourth-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay (1:16.76) and concluded meet with a fifth-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay (2:53.70).


  • Finished 16th overall--eighth in the consolation final--of the 200 Freestyle Relay with Troy Tillman, Sean Lehane and Jacob Thulin
  • Finished 17th in the 800 Freestyle Relay with Tristan Slater, Sean Lehane and Troy TIllman

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE

2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll


  • Competed in five meets during the fall semester, proving to be one of the Vols' most consistent freestylers
  • Recorded three collegiate career bests during the fall in the 500 freestyle (4:34.34 against Indiana/Kentucky), the 1000 freestyle (9:51.38 at UNC Wilmington) and the 200 IM (1:59.92 at UNC Wilmington)
  • Ended fall on a definite high note at the Georgia Tech Invitational. He won the 200 freestyle in an NCAA b-cut time of 1:37.74 (and swam 1:37.39 in the prelims). He also logged an NCAA b cut in the 50 freestyle of 20.15 to finish third. He took fourth in the 100 freestyle (44.57).
  • Placed 6th in 200 freestyle (1:41.18) and 9th in 500 freestyle (4:41.08) in meet with Missouri and Virginia Tech.
  • Placed 7th in 100 freestyle (46.17) and 5th in 200 freestyle (1:39.70) in Georgia meet.
  • Against Florida, finished fifth in the 50 free and seventh in the 100 free to end regular season


  • Made the finals in all three of his individual events, highlighted by a 17th-place performance in the 200 freestyle, winning C Final in 1:35.43
  • Finished 19th in the 100 freestyle in 43.76
  • Took 21st in the 50 freestyle, swimming 19.90 in the preliminaries
  • Helped the 800 freestyle relay finish third in a NCAA A-cut time of 6:19.71
  • Also swam on the 200 freestyle relay, helping the Vols to fourth place in an NCAA A-cut time of 1:17.11


  • Part of two All-American relay teams, helping the Vols place 10th in the 200 freestyle relay and 15th in the 800 freestyle relay

2012-13 - FRESHMAN

2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2013 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll


  • Most critical contributions Aberg Ledjstrom made for the Vols as a freshman was on the relays. He competed in freestyle relay events at the SEC and NCAA Championships
  • Won first career race against UNC Wilmington, the 200 freestyle (1:43.35)
  • Placed fourth in 200 freestyle against Ohio State (1:41.02)
  • Achieved four career bests at UT Invite, the 50 free (21.37), 200 free (1:40.71), 100 back (51.62), and the 200 back (1:53.15)


  • Individually, competed in the 50 freestyle (20.05), 100 freestyle (44.20) and 200 freestyle (1:37.70) events.
  • Reached the C Final in all three of those events and set new career bests.
  • Helped Vols to a silver medal in the 800 freestyle relay, swimming the second leg in the Vols NCAA A cut time of 6:20.13. His cut was 1:36.74.
  • Swam a leg on the Vols' fastest 200 freestyle relay of the season (1:18.32). The team placed fourth.


  • Earned first-team All-America honors for the 800 freestyle relay. The team time was 6:21.87 as the Vols reached the podium in a swimming event for the first time since 2011.
  • Picked up honorable mention All-America honors for the 200 freestyle relay (1:18.45, 13th place) and 400 freestyle relay (2:53.66, 12th place)


  • Received national acclaim in Sweden for his distance swimming, having won the 1500-meter freestyle at the 2011 Swedish Long Course Nationals in 15 minutes, 14.51 seconds
  • Not just limited to the long distance races; in November 2011, he won the 400 freestyle in the Swedish Short Course Nationals.


  • Recipient of the Five Oaks Development Group Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Majoring in logistics
  • Birthday: March 13, 1992



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