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Julie JENSEN
Sport Swimming
NOC Denmark   
GenderWomen
Born03 Jan 2000
Height1.77 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Other names
Julie Kepp Jensen
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Danish, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
She followed her friends into the sport. "It was a bit of a coincidence that I began to swim. But since then I have just been hooked on it. I think it's the competition, to compete against others, which I like. I'm wildly competitive."
Club / Team
A6 [DEN] / NTC [DEN]:
Name of coach
Jon Langberg [NTC]; Stefan Hansen [national]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games. (Facebook page, 17 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (ol2016.dif.dk, 16 Jun 2016)
Injuries
In June 2021 she competed with a broken wrist in a race in Roskilde, Denmark. (sn.dk, 21 Jun 2021)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Talent of the Year at the annual Sports Gala in Denmark. (jgi.dk, 30 Jan 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
16 2021 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 24.98
8 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:35.70
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
18 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 28.50
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.32
8 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 24.96
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Backstroke 28.24
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Freestyle 24.89
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Backstroke 26.50
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Butterfly 25.31
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Freestyle 53.30
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Freestyle 24.03
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Backstroke 27.51
22 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 24.78 
34 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 54.99 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Backstroke 28.54
8 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Freestyle 25.18
Semifinal 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 26.84
Heats 2022 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:06.78
8 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  DSQ
6 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 28.01
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 55.66
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 24.76
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.81
9 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 25.07 
14 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Backstroke 28.32
19 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Freestyle 55.36
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Backstroke 1:01.87
Semifinal 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 26.86
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.03
Heats 2016 London, ENG 100m Freestyle 56.35
5 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.57
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 26.38
8 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 25.69
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 24.03
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.85
8 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.38
7 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Backstroke 26.50
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Individual Medley 1:00.35
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle  DNS
4 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.33
3 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.24
4 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Backstroke 26.42
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Freestyle 54.23
Semifinal 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Freestyle 24.62
3 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:36.02
7 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
5 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
2 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.00
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Backstroke 27.97
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Backstroke 1:00.69
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Freestyle 25.01
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Freestyle 54.34
4 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:37.04
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2018 Tokyo, JPN 50m Backstroke 27.23
  2018 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle  DSQ