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Marcel SCHOUTEN
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Born18 Jun 1993 in Haarlem, NED
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Caroline Jouisse
Residence
France
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He entered his first swimming competition at age six.
Club / Team
AAS Sarcelles Natation 95: France
Name of coach
Magali Merino [club], FRA
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in swimming at national level in the Netherlands, winning gold in the 800m freestyle at the 2017 National Championships in Eindhoven. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Oct 2020)
Famous relatives
His partner Caroline Jouisse has represented France in open water swimming, and won bronze in the 25km event at the 2016 European Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands. (haarlemsdagblad.nl, 24 Mar 2020; len.eu, 14 Jul 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (LinkedIn profile, 16 Aug 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2018 Eindhoven, NED 1500m Freestyle 15:25.05
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2022 Budapest, HUN 25km 5:02:46.7
18 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 1:52:33.1
9 2017 Budapest, HUN 25km 5:04:53.0
  2015 Kazan, RUS 25km  DNF
24 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 1:50:52.4
2 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km - Team Time Trial 55:31.2
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2016 Hoorn, NED 10km 1:55:25.8
14 2016 Hoorn, NED 5km 56:47.2
5 2016 Hoorn, NED 25km 5:11:52.0
8 2014 Berlin, GER 25km 5:10:48.4
18 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 1:50:14.6
1 2014 Berlin, GER 5km - Team Time Trial 55:47.8
30 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 2:03:10.8
12 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 56:20.0
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2022 Paris, FRA 10km 1:51:50.20
11 2021   10km  
15 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:48:42.5
35 2021 Doha, QAT 10km 1:53:29.9
15 2021 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:50:01.7
9 2021 Ohrid, MKD 10km 1:56:45.6
  2020   10km  
60 2020 Doha, QAT 10km 1:51:50.6
3 2019   10km  
13 2019 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:51:02.8
23 2019 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:57:43.90
5 2019 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 1:53:47.01
6 2019 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:06:55.30
7 2019 Nantou, TPE 10km 1:56:41.2
8 2019 Ohrid, MKD 10km 2:00:41.9
4 2019 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:56:12.84
7 2019 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:36:07.00
3 2018   10km  
15 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:53:37.4
10 2018 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:49:50.50
27 2018 Doha, QAT 10km 1:53:20.4
1 2018 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 1:56:10.20
4 2018 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 1:56:54.1
15 2018 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:56:50.90
6 2018 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:56:39.96
12 2017   10km  
8 2017 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:46:00.4
11 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:53:26.0
10 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:31:58.5
4 2017 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:30:00.06
26 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:48:17.50
18 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:42:24.00
14 2014 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:57:01
31 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:59:53.10
  2012 Eilat, ISR 10km  DSQ
19 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:52:10.67