Kyle Van Niekerk
Kyle  Van Niekerk

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Event:
Sprint Freestyle


11/04/2017

Minnesota Grabs Pair of B1G Victories

Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving team used solid showings in their home pool to pick up a pair of Big Ten conference wins

PRONUNCIATION:



High School: 2016 graduate of St. Stithians Boys' College • Competed in 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships for Republic of South Africa • Trained with Waterborn Swimming Club • club coach Peter Williams • holds five South African age group records in 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly. 

Personal: Born March 12, 1998. 

MORE HEADLINES

Meet the Newcomers: Tom Donker

Meet the Newcomers: Tom Donker

12/12/2017 - M. Swimming

In this edition of Meet the Newcomers, GopherSports.com catches up with freshman backstroker Tom Donker. He hails from Zutphen, Netherlands and has made his mark early for the Gophers in ...

Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite

Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite

12/2/2017 - M. Swimming

Minnesota capped off the final night of the Minnesota Invite with dominate performances all around.

Padington Sets School Record at Minnesota Invite

Padington Sets School Record at Minnesota Invite

12/1/2017 - M. Swimming

The Gophers combined to win 10 of the 12 final events.

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