Kerson Hadley is a Micronesian swimmer who has represented the Federated States of Micronesia twice in the Olympics. He ranked 70th in the preliminary round for men’s 50 meters at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The skilled swimmer from Pohnpei also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and finished in 40th place.
Besides his professional accomplishments, what about his love life? Is Kearson married to anyone or is just dating? Let us find out and also take a look at some incredible facts about Kerson.
Kerson Hadley Bio: His Nationality and Ethnicity
Kerson Hadley was born on 22nd May 1989, in Pohnpei, an island of the Senyavin Islands. It is also the principal island of Pohnpei State, one of the four states in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Hadley holds a Micronesian nationality and belongs to Pohnpeian ethnicity. As per the 2010 estimated data, over 35,000 people are living on the island and they are mostly Pohnpeian, Chamorro, Filipino, Australian, American, and Europeans as well.
Despite the low populace, the island is a source of inspiration for several elite writers as well as the home of some notable people including Debra Daniel (Olympic swimmer), MihterWendolin ( Olympic sprinter), and many others.
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Hadley began swimming at age 15
Kerson revealed in his post-competition interview during the 2012 Summer Olympics, he began swimming at the age of 15. However, he wasn’t too passionate about swimming in his early childhood.
After getting into swimming, he participated in several national events. He later went to Canada and Australia for championships.
Olympics Debut at age 19 in Beijing
Kerson Hadley was among five athletes representing the Federated States of Micronesia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. He competed in the men’s 50 meters freestyle race on August 14.
With a time of 25.34 seconds, he ranked fifth in the group but finished in 70th place out of 97 people who competed in the event’s preliminary round. He competed with Andrey Molchanov of Turkmenistan, Alain Brigion Tobe of Cameroon, and Sidni Hoxha of Albania in the competition.
He also competed in the Men’s 50 meters freestyle at the 2012 Summer Olympics, held in London, United Kingdom. During his appearance at the London Olympics 2012, Kerson wasn’t able to qualify for the next round despite winning his heat in 24.82s.
Here is the clip where Hadley won his heat in a time of 24.82s,
He trained in Manchester for three months, further crafting his techniques and strokes before participating in the Olympic in 2012.
What is Kerson Hadley Net Worth?
As per various reliable online sources, Hadley has $250,000 net worth as of 2020. He has kept his other property details quite secret. The swimmer from Pohnpeian competed in the Olympics twice.
The International Olympic Committee rewards the winners with medals. Countries like the United States even rewards $37,500 for each gold medal winner.
His Relationship Status: Is Kerson Hadley Married?
Kerson Hadley has remained tight-lipped when it comes to his love life. The swimmer is active on Facebook but has yet to share a single photo that hints about his relationship. Therefore, it is tough to confirm if Hadley married or not.