Stefanie Luiken

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Stefanie Luiken
Personal information
Full name Stefanie Lucia Mariëlle Luiken
Born (1985-05-16) 16 May 1985 (age 32)
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Club Philips Sport Vereniging (PSV), Eindhoven

Stefanie Lucia Mariëlle Luiken (born 16 May 1985) is a Dutch former backstroke swimmer. She participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics and finished sixth with the Dutch 4×100 m medley relay team.[1] She won a bronze medal at the 2004 European Aquatics Championships in the same event.

Luiken was born in Nijmegen, but later moved to Eindhoven to train at the Philips Sport Vereniging club. She won four national titles in backstroke: 50 m and 100 m in 2003 (25 m pool) and 100 m in 2004–2005.[2] While preparing for the 2008 Olympics, she decided to retire from competitive swimming in March 2008.[3]


  1. ^ "Stefanie Luiken". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ Stefanie Luiken.
  3. ^ Marcia Jansen (2 August 2008). Stefanie Luiken is 'echt klaar' met zwemmen van wedstrijden.

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