Age : 1992

Events : Back, Fly & IM

Place of Birth : Manila, Philippines

Current City : Manila, Philippines

International Debut : June 5, 2004

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Full Name : Johansen Benedict T. Aguilar
Nick Name : Johan 

Birthday : July 27, 1992

Current City/Country : Manila, PHI

City/Country of Birth : Manila, PHI

Current Club : PCA Stingrays

Current Coach : Luica Dacanay
Past Club : Makati Skipjacks & King Orca

Past Coach : Raffy Arabejo, Mando Yumul, Joey Andaya,

Angelo Lozada, Roanne Guiriba, Ronil Evangelista,

Dennis Cordero, Guy Concepcion & Martin Carandang

           
 

Senior Philippine National Swimming Record (LC)

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50m Backstroke

00:27.16

00:27.29

00:27.54

11th Singapore National Championship, SIN

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

73rd UAAP Swimming Championship, PHI

06.28.15 - 10.25.15

11.16.11 - 06.28.15

09.25.10 - 11.16.11

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Junior Philippine National Swimming Record (LC)

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50m Backstroke

16-18 Boys

00:27.29

00:27.54

00:27.83

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

73rd UAAP Swimming Championship, PHI

34th SEA Age-Group Swimming Championship, PHI

11.16.11 - Present

09.25.10 - 11.16.11

06.05.10 - 09.25.10

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Asian Swimming Championships Career Highlights

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Finalist

200m Backstroke

02:10.40

9th Asian Swimming Championships, UAE

11.16.12

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Asian Youth Games Career Highlights

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Finalist

200m Backstroke

02:12.53

1st Asian Youth Games, SIN

07.04.09

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Asian Age-Group Swimming Championships Career Highlights

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Finalist

50m Backstroke 18 & Above

00:27.26

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.03.15

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Finalist

200m Backstroke 18 & Above

02:12.20

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.01.15

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Finalist

50m Backstroke 18 & Above

00:27.92

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.12.11

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Finalist

100m Backstroke 18 & Above

00:59.43

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.13.11

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Finalist

200m Backstroke 18 & Above

02:11.43

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.10.11

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ASEAN University Games Career Highlights ( 1 Gold, 2 Silvers and 5 Bronzes )

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Gold

200m Backstroke

02:10.52

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.22.14

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Silver

200m Backstroke

02:09.09

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.19.12

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Silver

200m Butterfly

02:12.61

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.12

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Bronze

100m Backstroke

00:59.83

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.18.14

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Bronze

400m IM

04;43.45

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.14

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Bronze

50m Backstroke

00:28.13

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.19.10

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Bronze

100m Backstroke

01:00.04

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.21.10

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Bronze

200m IM

02:13.41

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.20.10

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SEA Age Group Swimming Championship Career Highlights ( 3 Silvers and 1 Bronze )

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Silver

100m Back 16-18 Boys

01:00.05

34th SEA Age Group Championship, PHI

06.03.10

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Silver

200m Back 16-18 Boys

02:12.53

33rd SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.05.09

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Silver

200m Back 13 & Under Boys

02:30.62

28th SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.05.04

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Bronze

50m Back 16-18 Boys

00:28.38

33rd SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.06.09

           
 

Describe yourself :

Multi-tasker, adventurer, and competitive.

 

What side or character of yours that would most likely surprise others?

Im into numbers and finance. I love to read about investments, commodities, stocks, and the economy.

 

What age did you start swimming? What brought you to the sport of swimming?

Started swimming when I was 8. My mom.

 

During your early years of swimming, have you ever thought that you will reach where you are now today as a swimmer? Why?

Swimming was always been an outlet for my hyper-active energy, it was a hobby and avenue to meet people and experience something new. No, I never thought Id reach where I am today and still continue swimming at this age. Its something not common in Philippine Swimming.

 

What do you think are the factors that make you a successful swimmer?

Mindset. My mindset on how I view things.

Priorities. Knowing which things I should do first and sacrifice the other less important things.

Discipline. Knowing my responsibilities and knowing how blessed I am to be able to swim.

People. Always thank the people who supported me and cherish the opportunity to be able to succeed in a sport.

 

What is your most memorable experience as a swimmer?

Winning the UAAP Athlete of the Year and 3 UAAP MVP awards when I was in DLSU while graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors taking up a double degree (Applied Economics and Applied Corporate Management).

 

Apart from being a Summer Olympian, what is (are) your other goal(s) as a swimmer?

To inspire other swimmers to be an achiever inside and outside of the pool. Aside from swimming, I hope I am able to instill the importance of other aspects in life such as being a good student and well-rounded individual. Do not put all your eggs in one basket since there are many opportunities outside if you are open to it.

 

Was there ever a time that you thought of quitting swimming? Why?

Actually I stopped swimming 2 times already, with each time I did not swim for more than 1 year. Why? First was because of burn out due to excessive training, second was to explore life after college and the opportunities outside the world of swimming.

 

Who do you look up to as a swimmer? Why?

Missy Franklin. She did not let fame blind her judgment and shes an inspiration inside and outside of the pool.

 

Any specific routines before and during the meet or before a swim? What are these?

Praying, folding the ready bench card, putting in anti-fog in my goggles, and drinking lots of water.

 

Please share some words of wisdom for swimmers who wish to be like you.

Life doesnt end in swimming. Whether win or lose take it as something to learn from in life. Always keep an open mind. Be open in learning from criticism not just in swimming, but also in other aspects in life. Always give yourself different opportunities to excel by being well-rounded, but at the end of the day always make sure to find excitement and joy in your endeavors. Enjoy life!

 

Message to your supporters:

Thank you for supporting swimming and the swimmers, it means so much for each and everyone of us to have people that cheer and look up to us. It gives us the motivation to strive even harder especially during times where we want to give up 

         

2015 International Results

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6th

02:12.20

200m Backstroke 18 & Above

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.01.15

8th

00:27.26

50m Backstroke 18 & Above

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.03.15

11th

00:59.97

100m Backstroke 18 & Above

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.04.15

14th

00:26.27

50m Butterfly 18 & Above

8th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, THA

10.02.15

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2013 International Results

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9th

03:28.76

4x100scm Free Relay Prelims

4th Asian Indoor Games, KOR

07.01.13

10th

03:52.21

4x100scm Medley Relay Prelims

4th Asian Indoor Games, KOR

07.03.13

10th

00:56.75

100m Backstroke Prelims

4th Asian Indoor Games, KOR

07.02.13

12th

00:26.09

50m Backstroke Prelims

4th Asian Indoor Games, KOR

07.01.13

12th

01:36.43

4x50scm Free Relay Prelims

4th Asian Indoor Games, KOR

07.02.13

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2012 International Results

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Silver

02:09.09

200m Backstroke Finals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.19.12

Silver

02:12.61

200m Butterfly Finals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.12

Bronze

00:59.83

100m Backstroke Finals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.18.12

Bronze

04:43.45

400m IM FInals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.12

4th

00:27.73

50m Backstroke Finals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.12

4th

02:10.85

200m IM Finals

16th ASEAN University Games, LAO

12.16.12

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7th

02:10.40

200m Backstroke Finals

9th Asian Swimming Championship, UAE

11.16.12

10th

00:27.83

50m Backstroke Finals

9th Asian Swimming Championship, UAE

11.17.12

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6th

01:00.33

100m Backstroke Finals

1st SEA Federation Swimming Championships, SIN

06.15.12

6th

02:11.45

200m Backstroke Finals

1st SEA Federation Swimming Championships, SIN

06.13.12

7th

00:28.37

50m Backstroke Finals

1st SEA Federation Swimming Championships, SIN

06.17.12

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2011 International Results

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4th

03:53.83

4x100m Medley Relay Finals

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

11.17.11

8th

00:27.29

50m Backstroke Finals

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

11.16.11

8th

00:59.49

100m Backstroke Finals

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

11.15.11

8th

02:09.82

200m Backstroke Finals

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

11.14.11

9th

00:26.15

50m Butterfly Prelims

26th Southeast Asian Games, INA

11.12.11

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4th

00:59.43

100m Back 18 & Above Finals

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.13.11

5th

02:11.43

200m Back 18 & Above Finals

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.10.11

8th

00:27.92

50m Back 18 & Above Finals

7th Asian Age-Group Swimming Championship, INA

10.12.11

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2010 International Results

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Gold

02:10.52

200m Backstroke Finals

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.22.10

Bronze

00:28.13

50m Backstroke Finals

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.19.10

Bronze

01:00.04

100m Backstroke Finals

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.21.10

Bronze

02:13.41

200m IM Finals

15th ASEAN University Games, THA

12.20.10

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Silver

01:00.05

100m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

34th SEA Age Group Championship, PHI

06.03.10

4th

02:11.64

200m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

34th SEA Age Group Championship, PHI

06.04.10

4th

00:27.83

50m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

34th SEA Age Group Championship, PHI

06.05.10

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2009 International Results

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7th

02:12.53

200m Backstroke Finals

1st Asian Youth Games, SIN

07.04.09

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Silver

02:12.54

200m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

33rd SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.05.09

Bronze

00:28.38

50m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

33rd SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.06.09

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2008 International Results

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4th

02:19.40

200m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

32nd SEA Age Group Championship, THA

06.21.08

7th

01:02.63

100m Backstroke 16-18 Boys

32nd SEA Age Group Championship, THA

06.20.08

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2005 International Results

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4th

02:28.89

200m Backstroke 13 & Under Boys

29th SEA Age Group Championship, BRU

06.04.05

7th

01:10.05

100m Backstroke 13 & Under Boys

29th SEA Age Group Championship, BRU

06.03.05

8th

00:33.07

50m Backstroke 13 & Under Boys

29th SEA Age Group Championship, BRU

06.05.05

8th

01:11.62

100m Butterfly 13 & Under Boys

29th SEA Age Group Championship, BRU

06.03.05

9th

05:50.11

400m IM 13 & Under Boys

29th SEA Age Group Championship, BRU

06.04.05

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2004 International Results

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Silver

02:30.62

200m Backstroke 13 & Under Boys

28th SEA Age Group Championship, MAS

06.05.04