Melanie Margalis

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  • 2015 Duel in the Pool Champion – 200 Breast
  • 2015 World Championship Finalist – 200 IM
  • 2014 FINA Short Course Worlds Bronze medalist – 200m IM

Dolfin is thrilled to welcome Melanie Margalis to its team of pro athletes. Fresh off her success at the Athens Sectionals in Georgia this July – Margalis finished with the fourth-fastest 200 IM time in the world this year and won the 50 free.  She was eager to share her love of the “fun” and “fast” Dolfin products. Margalis said, “I’m excited to wear Dolfin’s practice suits and racing suits in vivid colors that help keep swimming fun.  My favorite is the purple Titanium. I’m extremely thankful to work with such a great company who understands the role they play in making swimming enjoyable for its athletes.”


Mel Duel in PoolMargalis has been a rising star on the American swimming scene for a long time. While at Countryside High School in Clearwater, FL, Margalis was a three-time state champion and a state record holder in the 200 IM. Highlights from her decorated college career as a Georgia Bulldog include: being selected as team captain, setting the school records in multiple events and qualifying for the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in five events. She’s a great student as well – earning numerous honor roll and student-athlete recognitions.


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Margalis will be training in Dolfin swimwear in Athens, GA for the 2016 Games in Rio.  Over the next year she will also be teaching clinics as part of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by  “Margalis is a favorite to make the American team in Rio and we are  thrilled to be teamed up with this standout athlete,” says Dolfin VP of Sales, Matt Zimmer.

Melanie Margalis Videos


  • Melanie Margalis is Rio Bound! Dolfin Pro Melanie Margalis is an Olympian! She made the team Wednesday night in style, qualifying for two different events: the 800 free relay and 200 IM. We knew Melanie was on fire when she qualified on Monday for the final of the 100 breaststroke, an event she doesn’t even consider her best. Melanie chose ...
  • Margalis Blog September 2015 September is one of my favorite times of the year! Everyone is getting back into shape and excited for the year ahead. During September you’re constantly being beaten down to a pulp but it feels so good. It’s good to leave the pool knowing you just got better. During dryland sessions you hear a lot ...
  • Margalis Blog October 2015 October is a fun month because now that we are all back in shape, we get to do more specialty work. On Monday afternoon we have threshold set and the breaststrokers break off for breaststroke threshold. This year we’ve been doing long course Monday threshold which is new for the Olympic year. Since the college ...
  • Margalis Blog November 2015 I’m so excited for November to start! Finally time to start racing again!!! I’ll be swimming at the Arena Pro Series in Minnesota. It’s a training meet for me so I’ll be swimming events that I don’t normally swim like the 400 free and 100 free. Also, doing a double everyday of the meet to ...
  • Margalis Blog March 2016 March was an awesome month! Starting with the Orlando Arena Pro Swim Series. I got a lot of good racing in with 6 prelim swims and 4 finals swims. Scratching out of the 400 free and 400 IM to focus on my other events. Then I got to spend a week at home with my ...
  • Margalis Blog January 2016 These last couple months have been filled with some really great training! I was at home in Clearwater,Fl and training with my club team in St. Petersburg, Fl for two weeks! I find myself to be extremely fortunate to have such a nice facility to train at while I’m at home. It was kind of ...
  • Margalis Blog August 2015 I just finished my 2015 swim season and I must say it’s been a learning experience. It was a fun one though! We just wrapped up with the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. What a great experience! It fills me up with so much pride to be able to represent the red, white and ...
  • Margalis Blog April 2016 I really can’t believe that it’s already May and Olympic Trials start the end of June. This past year has been a crazy one and has really flown by. I’ve heard before that the Olympic year is crazy but I’ve never experienced it like this before. There has been times this year when I’ve been ...
  • Atlanta Classic Recap – Melanie for the Wins! Dolfin Pro Melanie Margalis was on fire this weekend at the 2016 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet! With some of the best swimmers in the world showing up to compete and Trials less than two months away, Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center was packed with excitement. On day one, Melanie snagged the 100 breaststroke victory from ...


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