Joeri Verlinden

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Joeri Verlinden
Personal information
Full name Joeri Verlinden
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1988-01-22) January 22, 1988 (age 28)
Melick in Roerdalen
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
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.

Personal bests[edit]

Short course[1][2]
Event Time Date Location
50 m butterfly 23.09 2008-12-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 m butterfly NR 50.92 2008-12-20 Amsterdam, Netherlands
200 m butterfly NR 1:53.87 2008-12-19 Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 m freestyle 49.31 2008-12-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands
200 m freestyle 1:48.21 2008-12-20 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Long course[1][2]
Event Time Date Location
50 m butterfly 23.63 2014-04-10 Eindhoven, Netherlands
100 m butterfly 51.75 2012-08-02 London, United Kingdom
200 m butterfly 1:56.59 2009-07-28 Rome, Italy
100 m freestyle 50.75 2012-12-13 Eindhoven, Netherlands
200 m freestyle 1:50.92 2009-03-21 Eindhoven, Netherlands


  1. ^ a b Joeri Verlinden. Zwemkroniek Online. Retrieved on 2008-09-15.
  2. ^ a b Joeri Verlinden at