Joeri Verlinden

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Joeri Verlinden
Personal information
Full name Joeri Verlinden
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1988-01-22) January 22, 1988 (age 29)
Melick in Roerdalen
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, freestyle
Club Nationaal Zweminstituut Amsterdam

Joeri Verlinden (born January 22, 1988) is a Dutch swimmer who specializes in butterfly and freestyle. He is currently trained by Martin Truijens. He was previously trained by Marcel Wouda.

Swimming career[edit]

Verlinden made his international debut at the European Short Course Swimming Championships 2006 in Helsinki where he started in all butterfly events finishing 34th in the 50 m, 32nd in the 100 m and 27th in the 200 m butterfly. At the 2007 Dutch Open Swim Cup he qualified for the European LC Championships in his hometown Eindhoven.

At the European Championships in March 2008 he ended 16th in the 50 m butterfly and 11th in the 100 m butterfly, he missed out for the 2008 Summer Olympics by 0.23 seconds. In the 200 m butterfly he ended 21st. In April he competed in the 2008 FINA Short Course World Championships and finished ex-aequo 17th in the 50 m butterfly and 16th in the 100 m. In the 4 × 100 m medley relay he swam a national record together with Bastiaan Tamminga, Robin van Aggele and Mitja Zastrow finishing 8th in the final.

Verlinden qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the 100 meter butterfly.[1][2]

Personal bests[edit]

Short course[3][4]
Event Time Date Location
50 m butterfly 22.75 13 December 2009 Istanbul, Turkey
100 m butterfly NR 49.86 10 December 2010 Istanbul, Turkey
200 m butterfly NR 1:51.36 12 December 2010 Istanbul, Turkey
100 m freestyle 49.31 2008-12-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands
200 m freestyle 1:46.83 25 October 2009 Achen, Germany
Long course[3][4]
Event Time Date Location
50 m butterfly NR 23.63 10 April 2014 Eindhoven, Netherlands
100 m butterfly NR 51.75 2 August 2012 London, United Kingdom
200 m butterfly NR 1:56.59 28 July 2009 Rome, Italy
100 m freestyle 50.75 2012-12-13 Eindhoven, Netherlands
200 m freestyle 1:50.92 2009-03-21 Eindhoven, Netherlands

References[edit]

  1. ^ Race, Loretta (July 12, 2016). "Kromowidjojo, Dekker, Verschuren Among 17-Strong Dutch Olympic Roster". Swimswam. Retrieved August 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Men's 100m Butterfly". 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2017-06-26. 
  3. ^ a b Joeri Verlinden. Zwemkroniek Online. Retrieved on 2008-09-15.
  4. ^ a b Joeri Verlinden at swimrankings.net