John Konrads, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

John Konrads

Australian swimmer, Olympic gold medallist, former world record-holder

Date of Birth: 21-May-1942

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

Profession: swimmer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About John Konrads

  • John Konrads (Latvian: Janis Konrads; born 21 May 1942) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won the 1500 m freestyle at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
  • In his career, he set 26 individual world records, and after his swimming career ended, was the Australasian director of L'Oréal, as well as campaigning for the Sydney Olympics bid.
  • Along with his sister Ilsa Konrads, who also set multiple world records, they were known as the Konrad Kids.

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