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Elise BOUWENS
Sport Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Born16 Mar 1991 in Waardenburg, NED
Height1.76 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Amsterdam, NED
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Sports Marketing - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences [Johan Cruyff Institute]: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming competitively at age nine.
Why this sport?
Her brother Martijn was a swimmer and she did not want to sit by the pool doing nothing waiting for him to finish.
International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Netherlands
General Interest
Other information
BREAK FROM THE SPORT
In late 2013 she decided to take some time away from swimming. (zwemkroniek.com, 22 Nov 2013)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:35.77
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 2:02.77
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 55.95
6 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.47
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
14 2011 Szczecin, POL 100m Freestyle 54.37
10 2011 Szczecin, POL 200m Freestyle 1:57.74
4 2011 Szczecin, POL 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
22 2010 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 2:00.44