Kieren Perkins

Kieren Perkins ( born August 14, 1973 in Brisbane ) is a former Australian swimmer.

He was. During the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta each Olympic champion in the 1500 m freestyle By the summer of 1996, he had already set ten world records, where he for a while three -time world record holder in the 400, 800 and 1500 meter freestyle track was 1992. In 2000 he only won the silver medal over the long distance in the Olympics in his home country.

In 1994 he was elected as World Swimmer of the Year. In 2006, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the international swimming sport.