Triathlete who won a yellow metal medal in the 2008 Summer season Olympics in Beijing. He started going swimming when he was 15, and he began contending in triathlons when he was 18. He completed 4th in the Globe Tournament Triathlon Series in back again to back years, in ’09 2009 and 2010. He was created in Cologne, Germany. In the 2012 Olympics he competed against Mario Mola.