Edwin Jongejans

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Edwin Jongejans
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Edwin Jongejans in 1984
Personal information
Born 18 December 1966 (1966-12-18) (age 50)
Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport Diving
Club Saltor Amsterdam

Edwin Jongejans (born 18 December 1966) is a retired diver from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympic in the springboard event and finished in eights and seventh place, respectively. His sister Daphne competed in the same event at the 1984, 1988 and 1992 Olympics.[1] Between 1989 and 1995 Jongejans won one world and two European titles in the 1 m springboard.[2] In 1991 he was chosen as the Dutch Sportsman of the year.[3]

He now coaches Team GB's Hannah Starling at the 3 metre springboard and has coached her as far as the semi finals of the woman's 3 metre springboard during the London 2012 Olympics.


Preceded by
Erik Breukink
Dutch Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Bart Veldkamp