Jean Basson South Africa

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Oct 1987

Height

1.84m

Weight

79kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Jean Basson competed in SWIMMING

Did you know?

  • Swimming has 34 medal events at London 2012, including two open water 10km events in Hyde Park's Serpentine.
  • At the first Olympic Games all swimming events were held in open water. London 1908 was the first to use an indoor pool.
  • The USA’s Michael Phelps won an incredible eight gold medals in Beijing. The Baltimore Bullet is aiming to add to his record total of 14 Olympic gold medals in London.
  • Great Britain won six swimming medals at the 2008 Olympics, finishing third in the medal table behind the United States and Australia.
  • The new Aquatics Centre being used at London 2012 has a spectacular wave-like roof that is 160m long and up to 80m wide.

Results for Jean Basson

Date Event Rank Mark
31 Jul Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final 7 7:09.65
31 Jul Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Heats, Heat 1 3 7:11.51

Head to Head

Jean Basson vs Robbie Renwick

Jean Basson

Jean Basson South Africa flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

7:09.65 Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

Height

1.84m (6'0")

Weight

79kg

Age

27

Robbie Renwick

Robbie Renwick Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

London 2012 results

7:09.33 Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

Height

1.85m (6'1")

Weight

80kg

Age

26

View the London 2012 medallist table