Dutch Sportsman of the year

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The Dutch Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year are chosen annually by Dutch athletes from a shortlist compiled by sports journalists. The elections are organized by the Dutch Olympic Committee. All the winners receive a Jaap Eden Award to remember their title.[1]

Sportsperson of the Year (1951–1958)[edit]

Year Sporter of the Year Sport
1951 Abe Lenstra football
1952 Abe Lenstra football
1953 Arie van Vliet cycling
1954 Geertje Wielema swimming
1955 Mary Kok swimming
1956 Klaas Boot gymnastics
1957 Anton Geesink judo
1958 Gerrit Schulte cycling

Source: NOC*NSF[2]

Sportsman & sportswoman of the Year (from 1959)[edit]

Year Sportsman of the Year Sport Sportswoman of the Year Sport
1959 Arie van Houwelingen cycling Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1960 Eef Kamerbeek athletics Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1961 Anton Geesink
Henk van der Grift
judo
speed skating
Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1962 Henk Nijdam cycling Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1963 Peter Post cycling Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1964 Anton Geesink judo Sjoukje Dijkstra figure skating
1965 Anton Geesink judo Ada Kok swimming
1966 Ard Schenk
Kees Verkerk
speed skating
speed skating
Ada Kok swimming
1967 Kees Verkerk speed skating Stien Kaiser speed skating
1968 Jan Janssen cycling Ada Kok swimming
1969 Tom Okker tennis Maria Gommers athletics
1970 Ard Schenk speed skating Atje Keulen-Deelstra speed skating
1971 Ard Schenk speed skating Willy Stahle waterskiing
1972 Ard Schenk speed skating Ans van Gerven gymnastics
1973 Johan Cruijff football Enith Brigitha swimming
1974 Johan Cruijff football Enith Brigitha swimming
1975 Jos Hermens athletics Dianne de Leeuw figure skating
1976 Piet Kleine speed skating Keetie van Oosten cycling
1977 Hennie Kuiper cycling Betty Stöve tennis
1978 Gerrie Knetemann cycling Keetie van Oosten cycling
1979 Jan Raas cycling Petra de Bruin cycling
1980 Joop Zoetemelk cycling Annie Borckink speed skating
1981 Hennie Stamsnijder cross-country cycling Bettine Vriesekoop table tennis
1982 Gerard Nijboer athletics Annemarie Verstappen swimming
1983 Rob Druppers athletics Conny van Bentum swimming
1984 Stephan van den Berg windsurfing Ria Stalman athletics
1985 Joop Zoetemelk cycling Bettine Vriesekoop table tennis
1986 Hein Vergeer speed skating Nelli Cooman athletics
1987 Ruud Gullit football Irene de Kok judo
1988 Steven Rooks cycling Yvonne van Gennip speed skating
1989 Leo Visser speed skating Elly van Hulst athletics
1990 Erik Breukink cycling Leontien van Moorsel cycling
1991 Arnold Vanderlyde
Edwin Jongejans
boxing
diving
Ingrid Haringa cycling
1992 Bart Veldkamp speed skating Ellen van Langen athletics
1993 Falko Zandstra speed skating Leontien van Moorsel cycling
1994 Regilio Tuur boxing Anky van Grunsven dressage
1995 Danny Nelissen cycling Angelique Seriese judo
1996 Richard Krajicek tennis Ingrid Haringa cycling
1997 Marcel Wouda swimming Tonny de Jong speed skating
1998 Gianni Romme speed skating Marianne Timmer speed skating
1999 Pieter van den Hoogenband swimming Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel cycling
2000 Pieter van den Hoogenband swimming Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel cycling
2001 Erik Dekker cycling Inge de Bruijn swimming
2002 Jochem Uytdehaage speed skating Verona van de Leur gymnastics
2003 Erben Wennemars speed skating Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel cycling
2004 Pieter van den Hoogenband swimming Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel cycling
2005 Yuri van Gelder gymnastics Edith van Dijk swimming
2006 Theo Bos cycling Ireen Wüst speedskating
2007 [3] Sven Kramer speedskating Marleen Veldhuis swimming
2008 [4] Maarten van der Weijden swimming Marianne Vos cycling
2009 [5] Epke Zonderland gymnastics Marianne Vos cycling
2010 [6] Mark Tuitert speedskating Nicolien Sauerbreij snowboarding
2011 [7] Epke Zonderland gymnastics Ranomi Kromowidjojo Swimming
2012 [8] Epke Zonderland gymnastics Ranomi Kromowidjojo Swimming
2013 Epke Zonderland gymnastics Marianne Vos cycling

Disabled sportsman or sportswoman of the Year (from 2002)[edit]

Year Sportsperson of the Year Sport
2002 Esther Vergeer wheelchair tennis
2003 Esther Vergeer wheelchair tennis
2004 Kenny van Weeghel athletics
2005 Esther Vergeer wheelchair tennis
2006 Pieter Gruijters athletics
2007 [3] Annette Roozen
Marion Nijhof
athletics
Swimming
2008 [4] Esther Vergeer wheelchair tennis
2009 [5] Monique van der Vorst handbiking
2010 [6] Esther Vergeer wheelchair tennis
2011 [9] Thierry Schmitter sailing
2012 [8] Marlou van Rhijn athletics
2013 Marlou van Rhijn athletics

Source: NOC*NSF[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Awards, Dé Jaap Eden" (in Dutch). NOC*NSF. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sporter van het Jaar" (in Dutch). NOC*NSF. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Kramer, Veldhuis sporters van 2007" (in Dutch). NOS.nl. 18 December 2007. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Van der Weijden sportman van het jaar" (in Dutch). 7Days. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Zonderland en Vos sporters van het jaar" (in Dutch). Trouw.nl. 16 December 2009. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Sauerbreij en Tuitert beste van 2010" (in Dutch). Nu.nl. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kromowidjojo en Zonderland gelauwerd" (in Dutch). NOS.nl. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Kromowidjojo sportvrouw, Zonderland sportman van het jaar" (in Dutch). Nu.nl. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "Thierry Schmitter is Sportman van het Jaar" (in Dutch). ParalympischeSport.nl. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Gehandicapte Sporter van het Jaar" (in Dutch). NOC*NSF. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 

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