Date and Place of Birth: 25 March 1988, London, England
Coached by: Juergen Klinger
Date arrived at Team Bath: September 2006
Course of Study: PhD in Biomechanics
Jan is completing an MSc in Design Engineering at the Univesity of Bath after graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree. He will follow his Masters with a PhD in Biomechanics.
Unlucky to miss out on a place at the London 2012 Olympic Games, he had his best year yet in 2013, with a World Cup bronze in Warsaw in March, a fifth place in Bucharest at the start of June and then a silver at the Tallinn in Estonia a week later.
They were good enough to secure a place on the British team to compete at the World Championships for the first time in Rio in August.
He is supported by a Trendell Scholarship at the University.
Silver – under-73kg, World Cup, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2013