Margriet Matthijsse

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Margriet Matthijsse
Personal information
Full name Margriet Matthijsse
Nationality Dutch
Born (1977-04-16) April 16, 1977 (age 38)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.77 m (5.8 ft)
Class(es) Europe
470
Club Rotterdamsche Zeilvereeniging
Updated on 10 February 2014.

Margriet Matthijsse (born 16 April 1977, in Rotterdam) is a sailor from the Netherlands,[1] who represented her country for the first time at the 1996 Olympics[2] in Savannah. Matthijsse took the Silver in the Europe. In the 2000 Olympics[3] in Sydney Matthijsse took her second Silver medal again in the Europe.[4][5][6] Matthijsse final Olympic appearance was during the 2004 Olympics in Athens. As crew in the Women's 470[7][8] with helmsman Lisa Westerhof she took 9th place.[9]

She received the ISAF World Sailor of the Year Award in 1999.

Further reading[edit]

1996 Olympics (Savannah)  United States (USA)[edit]

2000 Olympics (Syndney)  Australia (AUS)[edit]

2004 Olympics (Athens)  Greece (GRE)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Margriet Matthijsse Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Margriet Matthijsse 1996 Summer Olympics". Sailing. databaseolympics. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Margriet Matthijsse 2000 Summer Olympics". Sailing. databaseolympics. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Verbond mikt op vier Olympische zeilmedailles". De Volkskrant. 4 December 1997. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Zwarte dag voor Nederlandse Zeilploeg in Sydney". Nieuwsbank. 26 September 2000. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jaarverslag KNWV 2000". Koninklijk Nederlands Watersport Verbond. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Zeilteam-Thies plaatst zich maar nipt voor Athene". De Volkskrant. 17 May 2004. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Team-Thies verliest". Nu.nl. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ook Booth/Dercksen buiten podium". Nu.nl. 28 August 2004. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
Awards
Preceded by
 Netherlands
Carolijn Brouwer
ISAF World Sailor of the Year (female)
1999
Succeeded by
 United Kingdom
Shirley Robertson