Koen Smet

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Koen Smet
2018 European Athletics Championships Day 4 (06).jpg
Koen Smet in 2018
Personal information
Born (1992-08-09) 9 August 1992 (age 27)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
EducationVU University Amsterdam
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Event(s)110 m hurdles, 60 m hurdles
Coached byGuido Bonsen (2014–)
Ineke Bonsen (2014–)

Koen Smet (born 9 August 1992) is a Dutch athlete specialising in the sprint hurdles. He won a silver medal at the 2013 European U23 Championships. In addition, he represented his country at two World Indoor Championships reaching the semifinals in 2018.

His personal bests are 13.58 seconds in the 110 metres hurdles (-0.4 m/s, Tampere 2013) and 7.65 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (Magglingen 2018).

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Netherlands
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 7th (sf) 110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) 13.921
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 21st (h) 60 m hurdles 7.86
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.58
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 22nd (h) 60 m hurdles 7.80
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 16th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.69
European Championships Berlin, Germany 21st (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.71

1Did not start in the final