Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||Started at age 8.
|Why this sport?
||Because his dad thought it would be a nice hobby.
||"Champion", given by his school friends in Cameroon. (reuters.com, 13 Aug 2008)
|Hero / Idol
||French swimmers Coralie Balmy, Maria Metella and Laurie Manaudou; and Zimbabwean swimmer Kirsty Coventry. (olympics.scmp.com, 15 Aug 2008)
|Awards and honours
||She was the youngest athlete to compete at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, aged 12 years and 10 months. (olympic.org, 21 Jul 2008)
||"I would like to study medicine when I am older." (olympics.scmp.com, 15 Aug 2008)