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Mathys GOOSEN
Sport Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Born18 May 1996 in Johannesburg, RSA
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Tamara van Vliet
Languages
Afrikaans, Dutch, English
Higher education
Mathematics - Free University: Amsterdam, NED
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
De Dolfijn: Amsterdam, NED
Name of coach
Job van Duijnhoven [club]
General Interest
Famous relatives
His partner Tamara van Vliet competed in swimming for the Netherlands at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 15 Apr 2019; spelersvrouw.nl, 18 May 2018)
Other information
FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO THE NETHERLANDS
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2013 he moved to Amsterdam, Netherlands. "I came to the Netherlands for my swimming career and for my studies." (ad.nl, 23 Jul 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Butterfly 23.84
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Butterfly 52.87
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
8 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  DSQ
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 52.12
12 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 23.52 
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 23.54
Semifinal 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Butterfly 52.58
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Butterfly 52.10
Semifinal 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Butterfly 22.94
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Butterfly 1:57.52
7 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:33.76
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
72 2018   Overall Ranking  
3 2018 Doha, QAT 100m Butterfly 52.99
5 2018 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 50.54
6 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 23.90
1 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:49.18
6 2018 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 52.93
7 2018 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 50.52
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:46.10
8 2017 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 51.66