BASSON Jean < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 05 Oct 1987 in Johannesburg, SAF
Height1.83 m
Weight 77 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Tucson, AZ, USA
Occupation Athlete
Higher education University of Arizona: Tucson, AZ, USA
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Tucson Ford Aquatics Club: Tucson, AZ, USA
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for South Africa
Tournament World Championships
Location Montreal, QC
General Interest
Hobbies Listening to music, spending time outdoors. (arizonawildcats.com, 26 Jul 2010; arizonaathletics.com, 10 Dec 2007)
Hero / Idol Tennis player Rafael Nadal and swimmers Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett. (Bendigo 2004, 07 Aug 2006; arizonawildcats.com, 26 Jul 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never give up". (arizonawildcats.com, 26 Jul 2010)
Awards and honours Named the Pacific-10 Conference [Pac-10] Swimming Newcomer of the Season for 2006/07. (Pac-10, 16 Jul 2007)