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Glenn SURGELOOSE
Sport Swimming
NOC Belgium   
GenderMen
Born04 Sep 1989 in Ghent, BEL
Height1.82 m
Weight 80 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gentbrugge, BEL
Higher education
Human Movement Studies, Physical Education - Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Belgium
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age six. He started competitive swimming at age eight.
International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Belgium
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
General Interest
Injuries
He had surgery to remove his appendix in May 2014. He missed the Belgian championships and started training again a month later. (demorgen.be, 23 May 2015; hetvolk.be, 28 Apr 2014)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from competitive swimming in August 2016. "I would like to thank everyone who supported me and helped me to achieve all this. A big thanks to my psychologist, dietician, trainers, clubs, teammates, COIB [Belgium Olympic Committee], Bloso, supporters and family. It is now time for me to write another chapter in my book." (swimnation.be, 12 Aug 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 48.65
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Freestyle 1:47.36
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:13.57
8 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:11.64
25 2012 London, ENG 200m Freestyle 1:48.77
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:48.92
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:15.50
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:09.64
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Freestyle 1:49.04
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:11.15
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:15.52
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:48.96
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 100m Freestyle 50.37
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 200m Freestyle 1:50.03
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 100m Freestyle 51.95
Heats 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 200m Freestyle 1:51.66
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:44.41
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 3:49.45
4 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:24.72
5 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6:52.66
6 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:07.54
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2016 London, ENG 100m Freestyle 48.75
5 2016 London, ENG 200m Freestyle 1:47.05
Heats 2016 London, ENG 50m Freestyle  DNS
2 2016 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:08.28
3 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.30
Semifinal 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:48.97
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 50.29
3 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:10.39
5 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:16.62
Semifinal 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:49.79
4 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:15.58
8 2010 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:48.29
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 50.23
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 52.95
7 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:18.12
7 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:19.96
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 1:50.19
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:21.08
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Freestyle 1:43.55
5 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Freestyle 47.21
4 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 400m Freestyle 3:46.07
7 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Freestyle 1:44.53
8 2012 Chartres, FRA 200m Freestyle 1:44.93
15 2010 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 52.85
8 2010 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 1:46.13
8 2010 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.32
40 2008 Rijeka, CRO 100m Freestyle 48.88
23 2008 Rijeka, CRO 200m Freestyle 1:45.96
20 2008 Rijeka, CRO 400m Freestyle 3:48.50