Competitive swimmer who specializes in the freestyle and backstroke events. She made her Olympic games debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics which took place in Beijing, China.
She trained with the highly regarded Dutch swimming coach Martin Truijens.
She won a gold medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay event at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
She is from the Netherlands.
During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London she swam alongside teammate Ranomi Kromowidjojo.