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Marcel
Schouten
NetherlandsNetherlands, NED
Male
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
18 June 1993
Family
Partner Caroline Jouisse
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.
Name of coach
Simon Franken [personal]

General Interest

Other sports
He has competed in swimming at national level in the Netherlands, winning gold in the 800m freestyle event 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 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 15 Apr 2019)

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