Simon Sjödin

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Simon Sjödin
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Men’s swimming
European LC Championships
Bronze 2008 Eindhoven 4×100 m medley
European Championships (SC)
Silver 2013 Herning 200 m medley

Simon Sjödin (born 4 October 1986) is a Swedish Olympic swimmer of the SK Neptun, represented Sweden at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Biography[edit]

Simon Sjödin was born 4 October 1986 in, to parents Kristina and Omar.

Sjödin won his first Swedish Swimming Championships title in 2005, when he won the 200 m butterfly.[1]

In 2007, he changed swim club from Södertörns SS to SK Neptun.

In 2008, Simon Sjödin competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics representing Sweden. He finished 26th in the 200 m butterfly and 11th with the Swedish team in the 4×100 m medley relay.[2]

Simon Sjödin's older brother Samba Sjödin is also a swimmer, and has won several Swedish Swimming Championships medals.

Personal bests[edit]

Long course (50 m)[edit]

Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
100 m backstroke 55.27 NR (rh) 15 Aug 2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China
200 m backstroke 2:02.19 NR 1 Jul 2009 Swedish Championships Linköping, Sweden
100 m butterfly 52.27 (h) 31 Jul 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy
200 m butterfly 1:57.01 NR (h) 28 Jul 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [3]
200 m individual medley 1:59.16 NR 5 Apr 2013 2013 Eindhoven Cup Eindhoven, Netherlands [4]
400 m individual medley 4:21.52 NR 25 Mar 2010 Amsterdam Swim Cup Amsterdam, Netherlands
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRSwedish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Short course (25 m)[edit]

Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
200 m backstroke 1:58.52 23 Nov 2007 Swedish SC Championships Jönköping, Sweden
100 m butterfly 52.66 18 Oct 2008 World Cup Durban, South Africa
200 m butterfly 1:52.90 NR (h) 10 Nov 2009 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [5]
200 m individual medley 1:55.72 NR 11 Nov 2009 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [6]
400 m individual medley 4:13.08 30 Nov 2008 Swedish SC Championships Stockholm, Sweden
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRSwedish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.scmsom.se/swimmers/Simon%20Sjodin%20Swedish%20champion.htm
  2. ^ http://www.sok.se/5.5d09a8ae11df595f9ca80007329.html
  3. ^ "Results Men's 200m Butterfly Heats". OmegaTiming. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  4. ^ Braden Keith (2013-04-05). "Nijhuis Breaks Dutch Record; Sjodin Breaks Swedish Record on Day 2 in Eindhoven". SwimSwam. Retrieved 2013-04-05. 
  5. ^ "Results Men's 200m Butterfly Heats". Omega Timing. 2009-11-10. Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  6. ^ "Results Men's 200m IM". Omega Timing. 2009-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-11.