Jeremy Desplanches

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Jeremy Desplanches is a competitive swimmer who competes for Switzerland internationally.

2015 World Championships

In his first long course world championships, Desplanches set national records in both the prelims (1:59.46) and semis (1:59.35) of the 200 IM, the latter placing him 12th overall.

2016 Olympic Games

After finishing prelims of the 200 IM in a 3-way tie for 12th, Desplanches was unable to better his time, swimming to a 2:00.38 in semi finals, which put him at 15th and out of the final heat.

2017 World Championships

After qualifying for semi finals, Desplanches made a big time drop and swam to a personal best and new Swiss record of 1:56.86 in the 200 IM, putting him in his first world championships final. In the final heat, he finished 8th with a 1:57.50.

2018 European Championships

Having had a myriad of international experience at this point, Deplanches used it to his advantage to take his first European title in the 200 IM, touching the wall at 1:57.04 and finishing .79 ahead of 2nd place. He also swam the 400 IM in Glasgow, where he finished 17th overall (4:20.89).

2019 World Championships

After his performance in 2017, Desplanches gained redemption in the 2019 world final of the 200 IM. Coming into the final as the top seed, Desplanches touched for 2nd to earn his first world medal in a time new Swiss record of 1:56.56.

2021 European Championships (Budapest, Hungary)

Desplanches swam a smart race in the 200 IM in Budapest, taking the lead at the 150 and looking strong on the final leg, but couldn’t hang on against a charging Hugo Gonzalez, ending up touching the wall 2nd at 1:56.95 for silver.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 200 I.M. 2019 World Championships
Gold 200 I.M. 2018 European Championships
Silver 200 I.M. 2021 European Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 200 IM 1:56.56 07/25/19 2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
lcm 400 IM 4:13.11 05/24/17 2017 French Championships
Schiltigheim, France
Jeremy Desplanches 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Jeremy Desplanches 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Courtesy: Rafael Domeyko/ Genoa Meet 2016, Courtesy Rafael Domeyko/ Jeremy Desplanches (photo: Mike Lewis) Jeremy Desplanches FINA Champions Swim Series - Budapest - photo by Rafael Domeyko Jérémy Desplanches. Photo: Rafael Domeyko.