Joeri Jansen

Joeri Jansen (born 28 May 1979 in Turnhout) is a Belgian athlete, specialised in the 800 m.

Joeri Jansen
Personal information
Born (1979-05-28) 28 May 1979 (age 41)
Turnhout, Belgium
Height1,80 m
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Country Belgium
ClubAS Rieme
Updated on 25 July 2008.


Jansen made his international breakthrough, when he was awarded the silver medal at the 2001 European Athletics U23 Championships. Four years later, he came in as 5th at the European Indoor Championship. He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and was eliminated in the heats.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Belgium
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 14th (sf) 800m 1:53.46
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 2nd 800m 1:47.80
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 26th (h) 800 m 1:46.66
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 5th 1500 m 3:40.12
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 7th 1500 m 3:46.82
Personal bests
Event Outdoor Indoor
600 m 1'15"35 (NR)
800 m 1'44"38 1'46"46 (NR)
1,000 m 2'18"65 (NR)
1,500 m 3'35"97 3'40"12
(NR) – National record

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