He was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD] and used swimming as an outlet for his energy.

Date of birth 25-05-1988
Height 1.85
Weight 85
Country South Africa
Occupation Businessperson, Motivational Speaker
Language Afrikaans, English
Club South Africa
Name of coach -
Gender Male
Nickname Kill cam
Hobbies Olympic sports, football, rugby, current affairs, business, travel, cooking, fashion, public speaking.
Memorable achievement He became the first man to earn four world championship medals in the 50m breaststroke when he won gold in the event at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. He had previously claimed gold in 2009, and bronze in both 2007 and 2011.
Idol South African swimmer Penny Heyns.
Injuries He was troubled by a shoulder injury in 2014.
Ambitions -
Awards n 2014 he received a Presidential award and an Order of Ikhamanga, which recognises South African citizens who have excelled in the fields of arts, culture, literature, music, journalism, and sport.


Season Stats

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  • Records