Ryk Neethling

Sport: Swimming
Born: 
November 17, 1977
Residence: 
South Africa

The first South African to compete in four successive Olympic Games, the highlight of his exceptional career was the Olympic gold medal he won in the 4×100 metres freestyle relay at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He is also a former member of the team which held the 4×100m freestyle relay world record, and he holds several South African records. 

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