Mark Veens

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Mark Veens
Personal information
Full name Mark Hermanus Maria Veens
Nationality Dutch
Born (1978-06-26) 26 June 1978 (age 40)
Venray, Limburg, Netherlands
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Mark Hermanus Maria Veens (born June 26, 1978 in Venray, Limburg) is a freestyle swimmer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at three consequentive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia as a member of the 4×100 m freestyle (fifth place).

Veens' finest hour came at the 1998 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Sheffield, where he ended up in second place in the 50 m freestyle. Half a year later, at the 1997 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) in Hong Kong, he won the bronze medal in the 50 m freestyle.

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  1. ^ "2004 Olympic Games swimming results". CNN. Retrieved 2007-07-22.