Daphne Jongejans

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Daphne Jongejans Bousquet
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Jongejans In 1984
Personal information
Full name Daphne Cérès Jongejans
Nationality Dutch
Born (1965-06-22) June 22, 1965 (age 52)
Amstelveen, North Holland
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) (1984)[1]
Weight 130 lb (59 kg) (1984)
Website eventstrategysolutions.com
Sport
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Sport Women's Diving
Event(s) 3m Springboard
University team University of Miami [2]
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking 3rd[3]

Daphne Cérès Jongejans (born June 22, 1965 in Badhoevedorp, North Holland) is a retired female diver from the Netherlands, who represented her native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics: 1984, 1988 and 1992.[4]

Background[edit]

Jongejans' best Olympic performance was finishing in eighth place at the 1988 Summer Olympics, in the women's 3 metres springboard event. Her younger brother Edwin was also a well-known international diver. He won the world title in the men's 1 metre springboard event at the 1991 World Aquatic Championships in Perth, Western Australia.[5]

She is a graduate of the University of Miami,[6] and is in their sports hall of fame.[7]

She is married to Scott Bousquet and has two children.[8] She resides outside of Atlanta, Georgia and works as an event planner.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daphne Jongejans Biography and Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "BUniversity of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Inductee - Daphne Jongejans Bousquet". Archived from the original on 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  3. ^ AP (1989-05-05). "chinese divers take world cup lead". Free Lance Star. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  4. ^ (in Dutch) Dutch Olympic Committee Archived June 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Daphne Jongejans". Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  6. ^ Daphne Jongejans-Bousquet - University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame on YouTube
  7. ^ Daphne Jongejans-Bousquet acceptance speech - UM Sports Hall of Fame on YouTube
  8. ^ [citation needed]