Kieren Perkins and yet another Olympic gold medal

What's Kieren Won?

Kieren's list of achievements is so long I can't possibly type it all out. Even his entry in Who's Who of Australia 1997 is extremely long, and that only lists his major achievements! So here's his list of most major of major medals and awards!...

MEDALS: 

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1991

1500m

GOLD*

 

 

1994

400m

GOLD*

 

1500m

GOLD

OLYMPICS

1992

400m

SILVER

 

 

 

1500m

GOLD*

1996

1500m

GOLD

2000

1500m

SILVER

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

1990

1500m

SILVER

 

 

 

 

1994

200m

GOLD

 

4x200m relay

GOLD

 

400m

GOLD

 

1500m

GOLD**

1998

1500m

BRONZE

PAN PACIFICS

1991

4x200m relay

SILVER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

400m

GOLD

 

800m

GOLD

 

1500m

GOLD*

1993

400m

GOLD

 

800m

GOLD

 

1500m

GOLD

1995

400m

SILVER

 

1500m

GOLD

* A star denotes he also broke the world record to win this medal

SOME MAJOR AWARDS:

(I only listed his international awards and Australian awards not only related to sport, because he's won hundreds!)

Young Australian of the Year - one of Australia's highest honours

Young Australian of the Year 1992

Los Angeles Amateur Athletic Foundation World Oceania Award 1992

Order of Australia medal 1993 (his official title is Kieren Perkins OAM)

Advance Australia award 1993

Australian Sports and Tourism Ambassador of the Year 1993

U.S Swimming World Male Swimmer of the Year 1994

FINA Prize 1994

     

 

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