1997 2000 2001 2009
Born: 12 Apr 1980
A native of Durban and member of the Seagulls Swimming Club. Competed at the 1997 World Games for the Deaf and won a total of 7 medals, including 5 gold (100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke, 200m freestyle, 200m individual medley, and 400m individual medley), 1 silver (100m backstroke) and 1 bronze (200m backstroke). 2000 short-course World Championships silver medalist in both the 200m breaststroke and 400m individual medley among the non-deaf held at Athens, Greece. Winner of many gold, silver and bronze medals at various international meets held in different countries. The only deaf swimmer to make the International Aquatics Federation (FINA)'s elite ranking list in 1999 and 2000.
4-time Sportsman of the Year Award Winner (1997, 2000, 2001, and 2009).
eNews - February 2004