Lene Jenssen

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Lene Jenssen
Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1957-04-22) 22 April 1957 (age 62)
Fredrikstad, Østfold
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubKongstensvømmerne
Lene Jenssen
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Women's swimming
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1978 Berlin 100 m freestyle

Lene Jenssen (born 22 April 1957 in Fredrikstad) is a Norwegian swimmer.

She competed at the 1978 World Aquatics Championships in Berlin, where she won a silver medal in 100 m freestyle.

She also participated at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1]

Jenssen won 17 gold medals in national championships, and received the King's Cup three times (1976, 1978 and 1979). She was elected Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year 1978.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile: Lene Jenssen". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 February 2009.
Preceded by
Grete Waitz
Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year
1978
Succeeded by
Grete Waitz