Swimmer from Norway remembered for being successful platinum in the 100m breaststroke event in the 2008 and 2010 Western Championships. He passed away unexpectedly from a coronary attack in Apr 2012. He 1st gained publicity after completing seventh in the 100m breaststroke in the 100m breaststroke in the 2005 Globe Aquatics Championships. He became the 1st Norwegian swimmer ever to earn an Olympic medal after earning the silver in the 2008 Olympic Video games. Following his loss of life, his family members was provided a copy from the platinum medal received by Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta. He narrowly defeated Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima in the 100m breaststroke in the 2008 Olympic Video games.