Jean Basson (born 5 October 1987) is an Olympic swimmer from South Africa. At the 2008 Olympic Games, Basson placed fourth in the 200-metre freestyle final with a time of 1:45.97. He also competed in the 400 m freestyle and the 4 x 200 m relay. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he took part in the 4 x 200 m relay. Basson lives and trains in Tucson, Arizona, under coach Frank Busch. He attended the University of Arizona, where he was a member of the Arizona Wildcats swimming and diving team.
|Full name||Jean Basson|
|National team||South Africa|
5 October 1987 |
Johannesburg, South Africa
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Club||Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics|
|College team||University of Arizona|