Michael Klim Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Biography. Michael Klim OAM is a Polish-born Australian swimmer, Olympic gold medallist, world champion, and former world record-holder of the 1990s and 2000s.
Michael Klim Biography / Wiki
|Real Name||Michael Klim|
|Birth Date||13 August 1977|
|Age (as of 2022)||44 years|
|Birth Place||Gdynia, Poland|
Olympic gold medalist Michael Klim has revealed that he has an incurable disorder that prevents him from walking unaided. In 2020, the former swimmer was diagnosed with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), an auto-immune disorder that attacks the myelin sheaths of your nerves, affecting function and weakness in the arms, hands, legs, and feet. According to the Sunday Telegraph, Klim has limited leg functionality and relies on walking sticks, braces, and family members for support.
Michael Klim Family and Early Life
Now we are discussing his Early Life Details. His parents always supported his career. He was created in Poland’s Gdynia. He received his education at Wesley College in Melbourne, where he currently works as the college’s top swimming coach, and at University High School in Melbourne. When falling out of a window, Michael Klim started swimming after it was suggested to him that a low-impact exercise would speed up his rehabilitation.
Michael Klim Parents and Family Background
|Michael Klim Father Name||Wojtek|
|Michael Klim Mother Name||Ewa Klim|
|Michael Klim Siblings Name||Anna Eagle|
|Michael Klim Spouse / Partner Name||Lindy Rama (m. 2006–2016)|
|Michael Klim Children||Stella Klim, Frankie Klim, Rocco Klim|
Michael Klim Wife, Children
In April 2006, Klim married Lindy Rama, a former model and fashion entrepreneur. Rama is a Balinese princess and the niece of Denpasar’s King Ida Cokorde Pamecutan XI. They have two daughters and one son. Klim is a fan of the Australian Football League’s St Kilda Saints. In February 2016, Klim and Lindy announced their divorce.
Michael Klim Net Worth
Michael Klim has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million in 2022. He earns a good fortune from his hard work , which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$2 Million|
|Income Source||Australian swimmer|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Michael Klim Salary, Income Source
Here we discuss about his Salary, Income and Career Earnings. He earns a handsome salary from his profession. Via his sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune to living a very lavish and comfortable lifestyle.His Accurate Salary Details is not mention yet on officially we will update soon.
Michael Klim Age, Height and Weight
|Weight||In Kilograms: 81 kg|
In Pounds: 179 lbs
|Height||In Feet Inches: 6′ 3″|
In Centimetres: 191 cm
Michael Klim Professional Career
While still a student at Wesley College in Melbourne, Klim was chosen to represent Australia in the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Swimming World Magazine named him Male Swimmer of the Year in 1997 for his accomplishments.
In a FINA-sanctioned time trial in 1999, he set a world record in the 100 m butterfly twice (51.81 s). At the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, the Ukrainian Andriy Serdinov broke it in the first semifinal of the 100 m butterfly, and Michael Phelps broke it again in the next semifinal. Phelps’ record was broken the next day in the final by Ian Crocker.
Klim was named Athlete of the Year by the Australian Institute of Sport in 1998 and 1999, and he was inducted into the AIS’ Best of the Best’ in 2001.Klim was the only Australian to win gold medals at both the Sydney 2000 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Klim set a world record (48.18) leading off the 4100 m freestyle relay at the Summer Olympics in 2000, paving the way for a world record (3:13.67). Three days later, he was part of the 4200 m freestyle relay team that set another world record (7:07.05), leaving the opposition more than 5 seconds behind on its way to victory.
His world record in the 100m freestyle was broken in the semi-finals by Pieter van den Hoogenband, and he finished fourth in the final, turning first at the wall but claiming his legs gave out in the second half. He was the world record holder in the 100 m butterfly, again turning first at the wall heavily under world record pace, but was caught in the final stages by Sweden’s Lars Frölander, finishing second. On the final night, he won silver as a member of the 4100 m medley relay team.
Klim announced his retirement from competitive swimming on June 26, 2007. With the Olympics only 14 months away, he finished the year ranked 94 in the 100 freestyle. Klim announced his return to competitive swimming on February 14, 2011, with the goal of competing in the London 2012 Olympics. Klim did not make the team in the end. Klim retired from competitive swimming after failing to compete in the London Olympics and became the founder and CEO of the skin care company “Milk and Co.”