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Jesse PUTS
Sport Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Born01 Aug 1994 in Utrecht, NED
Height1.90 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Utrecht, NED
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Economics, Marketing - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
De Dolfijn: Amsterdam, NED
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national], NED
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 50m freestyle at the 2016 World Short Course Championships in Windsor, ON, Canada. (digitaljournal.com, 14 Feb 2021)
Injuries
In 2017 he suffered from biceps and shoulder problems, which disrupted his training. (nos.nl, 07 Apr 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never fear greatness." (Facebook page, 29 Nov 2021)
Milestones
He became the first Dutch male swimmer to win gold in the 50m freestyle at the world short course championships when he claimed victory at the 2016 edition in Windsor, ON, Canada. (zemkroniek.com, 01 Sep 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 19 Feb 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2021 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.87
Heats 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.02
5 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:24.24
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Freestyle 21.91
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:23.48
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.28
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Butterfly 23.24
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Freestyle 21.41
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Freestyle 47.97
4 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:06.10
3 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:23.78
2 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:28.61
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Butterfly 23.35
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.12
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Freestyle 47.23
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:37.05
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:28.51
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 21.10 
  2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Butterfly DNS
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.82
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:25.22
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:22.26
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.28
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 49.41
8 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:13.79
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 22.08
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 23.81
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Freestyle  DNS
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.60
8 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 25.56
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 23.31
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 22.74
6 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 20.99
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 47.13
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:22.89
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:28.93
3 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:32.16
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 21.30
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Freestyle 47.88
2 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Semifinal 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Freestyle 21.41
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Backstroke 24.44
7 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:33.76
4 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:24.61
1 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
8 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Freestyle 21.49
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Freestyle 48.51
3 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.03
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:36.80
4 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.23
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2021   Overall Ranking  
2 2021 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 46.52
3 2021 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 21.15
6 2021 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 22.82
3 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 21.11
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 47.08
5 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 22.77
3 2021 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.13
4 2021 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.34
5 2021 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 22.94
6 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 22.80
6 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 47.10
3 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.08
6 2019 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 22.36
7 2019 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.62
8 2019 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 25.51
3 2019 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:29.43
4 2019 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 22.32
4 2019 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 25.44
8 2019 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 24.06
7 2019 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 22.41
6 2018 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 21.35
8 2018 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.06
4 2018 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 22.72
1 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:38.68
1 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.01
6 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 22.56
4 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 25.83
7 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 23.97
1 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.81
4 2018 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 21.35
7 2018 Eindhoven, NED 50m Backstroke 24.01
8 2018 Eindhoven, NED 100m Freestyle 48.89
4 2018 Eindhoven, NED 50m Butterfly 22.74
1 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.90
1 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:38.64
6 2018 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 23.79
5 2018 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 22.32
4 2018 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 25.45
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:27.42
52 2017   Overall  
8 2017 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.83
3 2017 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:40.99
3 2017 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.97
1 2017 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:38.41
1 2017 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:28.70
2 2017 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 21.21
1 2017 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:28.90
6 2017 Moscow, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.53
7 2017 Singapore, SGP 50m Freestyle 21.59
2 2017 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.97
2 2017 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.70