He won his first major title at the 1982 World Championships in Guayaquil over 200 m breaststroke . At the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles , he was Olympic champion over 200 m breaststroke and won over 100 m breaststroke and the silver medal with the Canadian individual medley over 4 × 100 m. At the Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988 , Adrian Moorhouse's opponent only won silver with the tier relay.
In 1989 he ended his career as a swimmer. A few months after his resignation, he was run over by a car while leaving a bar and the driver hit a hit . Two days later he died of his serious injuries and his organs were released for organ donation .
In 1994 he was inducted into the hall of fame of international swimming .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Canadian swimmer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 10, 1964|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Guelph|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 13, 1989|
|Place of death||Montreal|