Park Tae-Hwan

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Birthday
27, 1989
Birthplace
South Korea
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
South Korea

About

South Korean swimmer who won the gold in the men's 400-meter freestyle and became the first Korean to medal in swimming.

Before Fame

He began competitively swimming at the age of seven.

Trivia

He was exempted from two years of mandatory military service in South Korea.

Family Life

He was born to a father who was a saxophone player and a mother who was a dancer.

Associated With

He beat Michael Phelps in the 100 meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Grand Prix in 2011.