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Kenzo SIMONS
Sport Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Born13 Apr 2001 in Paramaribo, SUR
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
De Dolfijn [NED] / HPC Amsterdam [NED]:
Name of coach
Mark Faber [national], NED
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Surinamese swimmer Anthony Nesty. (zwemkroniek.com, 05 Apr 2019)
Famous relatives
His grandfather Jules Wijdenbosch served as president of Suriname between 1996 and 2000. (waterkant.net, 24 Dec 2019; Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs Facebook page, 23 Dec 2019)
Other information
SURINAME TO THE NETHERLANDS
Born in Suriname, he moved to the Netherlands in 2017 with his parents and sister. (waterkant.net, 24 Dec 2019; zwemkroniek.com, 05 Apr 2019)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
3 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:23.78
2 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
32 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 24.12
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.14
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 23.10
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.22
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:22.89
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
46 2021   Overall Ranking  
6 2021 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 21.53
6 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 21.46
8 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.54
7 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 23.19