Bas van Velthoven

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Bas van Velthoven
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Born February 26, 1985 (1985-02-26) (age 30)
Hazerswoude-Rijndijk, South Holland, Netherlands

Bas van Velthoven (born February 26, 1985 in Hazerswoude-Rijndijk[1]) is a Dutch Swimmer[2] who specializes in freestyle. He is currently training in Amsterdam together with Nick Driebergen, Femke Heemskerk and Chantal Groot with coach Martin Truijens. He holds the European record in the 4×100 m freestyle short course together with Robert Lijesen, Mitja Zastrow and Robin van Aggele in 3:09.18[3] swum during the World SC Championships 2008 in Manchester they finished second in this event behind the United States who swum a world record in the same race. A few weeks before at the 2008 European Aquatics Championships in Eindhoven he won the bronze medal in the 4×100 m freestyle.

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