18-year-old Michael will be representing New Zealand in Swimming at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games. Michael has also represented New Zealand at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man, where he placed 3rd. He is a student at St Peter's College in Auckland and a member of the Waterhole Swim Club. Michael started swimming in 2002 and so far his sporting highlights include becoming the 2013 NZ Open 1500m freestyle Champion and qualifying for the 2013 World Junior Championships. Michael's favourite quote is, “Whether you think you can or you think you can't your right.”


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Michael's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Youth Games Nanjing 2014

    • Swimming (200m Freestyle - Men)
      Heats 1:52.42
      Placed 16 of 32
    • Swimming (400m Freestyle - Men)
      Final
      Heats 3:57.33
      Placed 17 of 31
    • Swimming (4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Mixed )
      Final 3:54.38
      Placed 18 of 19
    • Swimming (4 x 100m Medley Relay - Mixed )
      Heats 4:03.52
      Placed 15 of 20
    • Swimming (800m Freestyle - Men)
      Fastest Heat 8:15.47
      Slow Heats
      Placed 13 of 26
  • Commonwealth Youth Games Isle of Man 2011

    • Swimming (1500m Freestyle - Men)
      Final 15:34.56
      Placed 4 of 10
    • Swimming (200m Butterfly - Men)
      Final
      Heat 02:12.78
      Placed 9 of 15
    • Swimming (200m Freestyle - Men)
      Final
      Heat 01:55.33
      Placed 15 of 25
    • Swimming (4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men)
      Final 03:47.75
      Placed 5 of 5
    • Swimming (4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Men)
      Final 07:25.75
      3
    • Swimming (400m Freestyle - Men)
      Final 03:59.78
      Heat 04:04.16
      Placed 6 of 13
    • Swimming (4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Men)
      Final 03:22.24
      Placed 4 of 5