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Karin Brienesse

Full name: Karin Brienesse
Gender: Female
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 17, 1969 in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Affiliations: Orca, Leeuwarden
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Karin Brienesse excelled in the 100 m freestyle, qualifying for three consecutive Olympic finals in that event. Her only individual international medal also came in that event, winning a silver medal at the 1991 Europeans. As a member of the 4 x 100 m freestyle team, Brienesse collected several more medals. A fabulous last lap at the Seoul Games earned the Dutch a silver medal, and Brienesse led the Dutch to a shock victory over Germany at the 1991 European Championships. The Dutch squad with Brienesse also took bronze at the 1986 and 1991 World Championships, and at the 1991 Europeans in the two other relay events.

Results

Women's 50 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands B Final 7 26.66
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Five 4 QC 26.54

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands Final 6 56.15
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Seven 2 QU 56.29
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Netherlands Final 8 56.59
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Four 2 QU 55.98
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Netherlands Final 8 56.12
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Five 2 QU 55.81

Women's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Four 6 2:04.36

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands NED Final 2 3:43.39 55.04 3:43.39
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Netherlands NED Final 5 3:43.74 55.78 3:43.74
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Netherlands NED Final 4 3:42.40 54.99 3:42.40

Women's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Netherlands NED Round One Heat One 2 QU 8:12.78 2:04.06 6:10.68

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Netherlands B Final 2 1:01.20
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Seven 5 QC 1:01.33

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands NED Final 5 4:12.19 56.73 4:12.19
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Swimming Netherlands NED Round One Heat Three 2 QU 4:11.82 56.43 4:11.82
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Netherlands NED Round One Heat One 4 4:11.64 56.56 4:11.64