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PRONOUNCED: DEE-young

Background[]

  • Swimmer at Club Wolverine (CW-MI)
  • in 2008 = 24 DOB: Apr 15, 1984
  • 6' 4" (193.0 cm)
  • Hometown = Holland, Mich.
  • in 2008 resides in Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Coach = Bob Bowman
  • Wikipedia:Chis DeJong
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Placed second in the 200m back at 2007 Nationals ... Took home a gold medal in the 800y free relay and a silver medal in the 200y free at 2007 Short Course Nationals

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States.svg Nationals[]

2007: 2nd, 200m BK; 10th, 200m FR

2007 World Rankings:[]

39th, 200m free; 36th, 100m back; 5th, 200m back

2005 World Rankings:[]

40th, 200m free; 53rd, 400m free; 32nd, 100m back; 9th, 200m back

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States.svg Swim Titles[]

100m Back (1): ’05 SUM

Details[]

National Teams: 2005 National A Team … 2004 National B Team … 2001 National Junior Team

Personal:[]

High School: Holland HS ’02 College: Michigan ’06 College Major: English Job Outside of Swimming: Henry and Susan … father is a boat broker, and mother manages a senior citizen home Sibling(s): One younger brother (Adam) Sports Played Before Swimming: Water polo, baseball, basketball Hobbies Outside the Pool: Hunting, fishing, surfing Ultimate Way to Relax: Catching up on sleep

Training Notes[]

2008[]

Swims 13,000 meters/yards per day, 4 hours a day, 6 days a week

Top Times[]

Event Best Year 200m FR 1:48.84 Jul 07 200m BK 1:56.75 Jul 07

2008[]

Swimvitational - 17 Final, 100m FR 08 SCSC GP - 22 Final, 100m FR; 10 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 200m BK

2007[]

SCY NATS - t3 Final, 200y FR; 5 Final, 200y BK; 3 Final, 400y FR-R; 1 Final, 800y FR-R; 2 Final, 400y MED-R SUM NATS - 10 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 200m BK; 2 Final, 800m FR-R; 3 Final, 400m MED-R SCSC GP - 7 Final, 100m FR; 2 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 400m FR Namesnik GP - t3 Final, 100m FR; 4 Final, 200m FR; 17 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 200m BK 2006 NCAA - 9 Final, 200y FR; 9 Final, 200y BK 2005 SUM NATS - 5 Final, 200m FR; 17 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 200m BK WC TRIALS - 4 Final, 200m BK 2004 OLY TRIALS - 11 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 200m BK; 3 Final, 200m BK 2003 US OPEN - 12 Final, 100m FR; 4 Final, 100m BK; 2 Final, 200m BK 2002 SUM NATS - 11 Final, 200m FR; 10 Final, 100m BK; 7 Final, 200m BK

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