Robin Neumann (born 12 December 1997) is a Dutch competitive swimmer who specializes in freestyle.

Robin Neumann
Personal information
National team Netherlands
Born (1997-12-12) 12 December 1997 (age 22)[1][2]
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubDe Dolfijn[1]
College teamUniversity of California, Berkeley
CoachMartin Truijens[3]

Neumann competed at the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, where she swam individually in the backstroke events. Since then she has changed her focus to freestyle.[3]

At the 2015 European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel, she finished 4th in the 200 meter freestyle.[2]

She qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the 200 meter freestyle and the 4 × 200 meter freestyle relay.[4] In the 200 m freestyle she finished 26th in the heats and did not advance to the semifinals. In the 4 × 200 meter freestyle relay, her team finished 14th in the heats.

Personal lifeEdit

Neumann has an Austrian father and a Dutch mother. She is from Germany but currently represents the Netherlands.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Robin Neumann" (in Dutch). NOC*NSF. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Swimming - Robin NEUMANN". thesports.org. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Robin Neumann" (in Dutch). Swim Cup Eindhoven. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  4. ^ Race, Loretta (July 12, 2016). "Kromowidjojo, Dekker, Verschuren Among 17-Strong Dutch Olympic Roster". Swimswam. Retrieved July 13, 2016.