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I Love Every Moment: Olympic Swimmer Michael Houlie (2018B)

Renowned for his positivity, Michael Houlie (left) of Cape Town is shortly to swim for South Africa at the Tokyo Olympics. 'I love to race. The word 'pressure' doesn't exist in my vocabulary,' he says
21 Jul 2021
Written by Nicole Little
Sports

Set your diary now to watch out for Cape Town’s MICHAEL HOULIE (2018B) in Tokyo’s long-awaited Olympics! This young man swam the fastest-ever times at the 2018 Youth Olympics in both the 50m and 100m breaststroke races. Now he’s facing the ultimate adult competition, and will be competing for South Africa in the men’s 100m breaststroke on the 24th July. What drives and defines him, what does he stay away from to do well, and what turned around a low period in his life? He told THISLIFE ONLINE click HERE to read more

 

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