Charl Bouwer

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Charl Bouwer
Medal record
Competitor for  South Africa
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 400 metre freestyle - S13

Charl Bouwer is a paralympic swimmer from South Africa competing in category S13 events. He was born in Kimberley.[1]

Swimming career[edit]


At the 2004 Summer Paralympics he competed in the 100m backstroke, 200m individual medley and 400m freestyle.

At the 2008 Summer Paralympics he competed in S13 100m butterfly, 400m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 50m freestyle. He won gold and set a new world record in the 400m freestyle.[2]

At the 2012 Summer Paralympics he participated in the S13 class Men's 50m, 100m and 400m freestyle; 100m butterfly; 100m backstroke and the SM13 Men's 200m individual medley. He won gold in the 50m freestyle.[3]