Athlete Year of Birth: 1990
Athlete Place of Birth: Oschatz
Athlete Lives: Leipzig Germany
WTS Ranking: No Ranking
ITU Points List:: No Ranking
PT4 Swimming: S9, SB8, SM9
Type of Impairment
His lower left arm is missing.
Start of sporting career
He began swimming in 1996 at age six.
Reason for taking up this sport
His family encouraged him
To participate at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2013 World Championships in para-triathlon.
US swimmer Ryan Lochte and German triathlete Jan Frodeno.
Sporting philosophy / motto
“Only those who defeat pain have a chance of winning.”
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Athlete Language: German, English
Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2003
Athlete Other Sports: He has competed internationally in para-swimming.
Athlete Hobbies: Spending time with friends, sports, movies, walking his dog.
Athlete Coach: Tom Kosmehl