Jacob Carstensen

Jacob Carstensen (born September 10, 1978 in Kastrup, Tårnby) is a former freestyle swimmer from Denmark, who competed in three consequentive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1996. He won the world title in the 400m Freestyle at the 1997 FINA Short Course World Championships (25m) in Gothenburg.

Jacob Carstensen
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Jacob Carstensen (2009)
Personal information
Full nameJacob Frilund Carstensen
Nationality Denmark
Born (1978-09-10) September 10, 1978 (age 41)
Kastrup, Tårnby
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
ClubSædding-Guldager, Esbjerg


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jacob Carstensen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05.