He was named the 2018 Best Male Swimmer of the Year at the International Swimming Federation's [FINA] World Aquatics Gala in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 16 Dec 2018)
He was named the 2018 South African Sportsman of the Year at the annual South Africa Sports Awards.He also won the award in 2014. (swimswam.com, 19 Nov 2018)

Date of birth 12-04-1992
Height 1.8
Weight 83
Country South Africa
Occupation Athlete
Language English
Club Energy Standard Club: Belek, TUR
Name of coach Andrea di Nino
Gender Male
Nickname -
Hobbies Supporting English football team Manchester United, playing poker.
Memorable achievement INTERNATIONAL FIRST In 2017 he became the first male swimmer to win the overall World Cup title on four occasions.
Idol Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, US boxer Muhammad Ali.
Injuries He suffered a shoulder injury in 2013 that kept him out of the BHP Billiton Super Series.
Ambitions To win multiple gold medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Awards COMMONWEALTH GAMES RECORD He became the most successful swimmer at the Commonwealth Games when he claimed his 17th medal, a bronze in the 4x100m relay, at the 2018 Games in the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.


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