Frank de Vos

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Frank de Vos
Personal information
Full name Frank de Vos
Nationality Dutch
Born (1956-08-08) 8 August 1956 (age 57)
Delft
Height 1.70 m (5.6 ft)
Sport
Sport Sailing
Class(es) Flying Dutchman
Club Watersport Vereniging Braassemermeer
Coach Jack van Hellemond
Updated on 2014-01-29.

Frank de Vos (Augustus 8, 1956, Delft) is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Kingston, Ontario, Canada as substitute for the Dutch Flying Dutchman team of Erik Vollebregt and Sjoerd Vollebregt. In 1980 De Vos returned to the Olympics as substitute for the Dutch Flying Dutchman.

Sailing career[edit]

De Vos started sailing in the Solo. In this class De Vos took the Dutch Championship 1975.

Controversy[edit]

Several countries did boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics, others like France did not go since they found the competition devaluated. As result only half of the expected fleet was present during the Olympic regattas.

Professional life[edit]

De Vos studied Law at the Leiden University and is nowadays partner at Clifford Chance LLP, Amsterdam.

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