Keri-anne Payne

Keri-anne Payne


  • Event 10km open water
  • Date of Birth 09/12/1987
  • Born Johannesburg, South Africa


Keri-anne Payne won the 10km silver medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, as open water swimming was added to the programme for the first time.

After finishing fourth at London 2012, Payne crossed the line in seventh place four years later in Rio – her third Olympic Games.

Payne is also a two-time world champion, having won gold in Rome and Shanghai in 2009 and 2011 respectively, as well as being crowned short course European champion in the pool in 2004 in the 400m freestyle. 

She retired from international swimming in January 2017.

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