Jon Raahauge Rud

Jon Raahauge Rud[1] (born 11 February 1986) is a Danish swimmer. He participated for the first time at the 2008 Olympics in the 200 metre freestyle and the 400 metre freestyle.[2]

Jon Rud
Personal information
Full nameJon Raahauge Rud
NationalityDenmark
Born (1986-02-11) 11 February 1986 (age 35)
Farum, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
Strokesfreestyle
ClubWest Swim Esbjerg

In July 2007, Rud competed at the Danish Open in Aarhus, Denmark with the West Swim Esbjerg swimming club. He finished second in the Men's 400 metre freestyle, second in the Men's 200 metre freestyle, third in the Men's 800 metre freestyle relay, fifth in the Men's 400 metre freestyle relay, and fourth in the Men's 400 metre medley relay.[3]

In March 2008, Rud finished eighth in the 400 metre freestyle at the European Championships held in Eindhoven (Netherlands).[4][5]

In April 2009, Rud participated in the Denmark Long Course National Championships at Esbjerg, Denmark. He finished eighth in the Men's 800 freestyle and 11th in the Men's 400 medley relay.[6]

Personal backgroundEdit

In 2008, following his participation in the summer Olympics, Rud enrolled at Handelshøjskolen I København (Copenhagen Business School), from where he is pursuing his BSc in Economics and Business Administration.

In August 2010, Rud announced that he had lost his motivation and was retiring from his professional career as a swimmer.[7] At that time, he accepted an offer to serve as the assistant coach of a high performance swim team at Sigma Nordsjælland.[8]

2008 Summer Olympic resultsEdit

Age City Sport Event Team Rank
22 Beijing Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle   Denmark 31
22 Beijing Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle   Denmark 34
Men's 200 metres Freestyle
Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Time Reaction Lane
22 Beijing Swimming   Denmark Round One Heat Four 2 1:48.96 0.74 7
Men's 400 metres Freestyle
Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Time Reaction Lane
22 Beijing Swimming   Denmark Round One Heat Two 7 3:57.41 0.73 2

2008 European Aquatics ChampionshipsEdit

event time Team Time Club Date Country City
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:19.56 1. Jacob Carstensen
2. Jon Rud
3. Emil Dall-Nielsen
4. Jakob Andkjær
1:49.97
1:48.33
1:51.38
1:49.88
  Denmark 23 Mar 2008   Netherlands Eindhoven

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ "Jon Rud Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at". Sports-reference.com. 1986-02-11. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Danish Open". Swimmingworldmagazine.com. 2007-12-07. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Swimming - European Championships 2008 : results Men". The-sports.org. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Netherlands sets world record in women's 400 freestyle relay - The New York Times". Nytimes.com. 2008-03-18. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Denmark Long Course National Championships". Swimmingworldmagazine.com. 2009-12-04. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ http://ekstrabladet.dk/sport/anden_sport/svoemning/article1391249.ece
  8. ^ "Jon Rud for Sigma". Translate.google.com. Retrieved 2011-04-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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