Job Kienhuis

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Job Kienhuis
Personal information
Full name Job Kienhuis
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1989-11-07) November 7, 1989 (age 27)
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 72.5 kg (160 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes freestyle
Club Nationaal Zweminstituut Eindhoven

Job Kienhuis (born November 7, 1989)[1] is a Dutch swimmer who mainly specializes in the middle- and long freestyle events. He is currently training under the guidance of former world champion Marcel Wouda alongside olympic champion Hinkelien Schreuder. He owns three national records, two in long course 800 m and 1500 m freestyle. In short course he has one national record, 1500 m freestyle.

Swimming career[edit]

Kienhuis participated in the 2007 European Junior Swimming Championships in Antwerp, Belgium where ended 16th in the 400 m freestyle and 12th in the 1500 m freestyle. In the summer of 2008 he won a gold medal at the 2008 European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Sète, France.[2]

In December 2008 at the Swim Cup Eindhoven 2008 he broke the national records in the 800 m and 1500 m freestyle, long course. Two weeks later at the national short course champions he lowered the national record at the 1500 m freestyle.

Personal bests[edit]

Short course[3]
Event Time Date Location
400 m freestyle 3:47.21 2008-12-19 Amsterdam, Netherlands
800 m freestyle 7:51.22 2009-04-26 Eindhoven, Netherlands
1500 m freestyle NR 14:45.91 2009-04-26 Eindhoven, Netherlands
Long course[3]
Event Time Date Location
400 m freestyle 3:54.13 2008-12-05 Eindhoven, Netherlands
800 m freestyle NR 7:55.12 2009-07-30 Amsterdam, Netherlands
1500 m freestyle NR 14.58.34 2011-12-04 Eindhoven, Netherlands

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Job Kienhuis Retrieved on 2009-01-06
  2. ^ Kienhuis and Muller European Junior Open Water Champions Retrieved on 2009-01-06
  3. ^ a b Job Kienhuis at Retrieved on 2009-01-06.