|Full name||Jeanette Ottesen|
30 December 1987 |
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb)|
Long course (50 m pool):
Short course (25 m pool):
She swims in the swimming club Kvik Kastrup and mainly concentrates on the short distances in freestyle and butterfly.
Ottesen's won her first international title at the 2008 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Rijeka, Croatia in the 100 m butterfly. She has won two individual long course world titles; in 100 m freestyle in 2011 (shared with Aleksandra Gerasimenya from Belarus, and in the 50 m butterfly in 2013.
In June 2015, two months before the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia, Ottesen and her boyfriend Marco Loughran were attacked in a road rage incident in Copenhagen, during which she broke her finger. She recovered in time and won two silver medals at the world championships.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, she won a bronze medal as a part of the 4 × 100 m medley relay alongside Rikke Møller Pedersen, Mie Ø. Nielsen and Pernille Blume. Here they also broke the European record with a time of 3:55.01.
In February 2017, she got engaged to British swimmer Marco Loughran, whom she has been dating since 2014. On June 30, 2017, she announced, via her blog, that they are expecting their first child. The couple wed in a surprise ceremony, in Copenhagen, on July 16, 2017.
- Jeanette Ottesen Archived 2015-09-12 at the Wayback Machine. at Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 7 December 2015.
- "About me". Retrieved 2015-12-07.
- "Women's 50m Butterfly Final Results". Omega Timing. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
- "Cate Campbell Lowers 100 Free Olympic Record In Semi-Finals; Oleksiak Posts New World Junior Record - Swimming World News". Swimming World News. 2016-08-10. Retrieved 2017-06-14.
- "Women's 100m Butterfly Final Results" (PDF). Microplus Informatica. 22 August 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
- "Women's 50m Freestyle Results". Omega Timing. 12 December 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
- "Women's 100m Freestyle Results". Omega Timing. 9 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "World champion swimmer Jeanette Ottesen injured in road rage attack". The Sydney Morning Herald. June 25, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2016.
Media related to Jeanette Ottesen at Wikimedia Commons
|Awards and achievements|
|Danish Sports Name of the Year
Lasse Norman Hansen