Netherlands at the 1908 Summer Olympics

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Netherlands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Netherlands
IOC code  NED
NOC Dutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Website www.nocnsf.nl (Dutch)
At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Athletes from the Netherlands competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze national football team, NetherlandsNetherlands national football team
Reinier Beeuwkes   Jan Kok   Ed Sol
Frans de Bruyn Kops   Lo La Chapelle   Jan Thomée
Bok de Korver   Miel Mundt   Jan van den Berg
Vic Gonsalves   Louis Otten   Toine van Renterghem
Karel Heijting   Jops Reeman   Caius Welcker
John Heijting   Edu Snethlage
Football October 24
 Bronze Burk, JohanJohan Burk, Bernardus Croon,
Hermannus Höfte, Albertus Wielsma
Rowing Men's coxless four July 31

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Event Place Athlete Heats Semifinals Final
Men's 100 metres Heats Victor Henny Unknown
3rd, heat 1
Did not advance
Jacobus Hoogveld Unknown
3rd, heat 9
Evert Koops Unknown
4th, heat 3
Ernestus Greven Unknown
4-5, heat 4
Men's 200 metres Heats Victor Henny Unknown
2nd, heat 1
Did not advance
Henk van der Wal Unknown
3rd, heat 2
Ernestus Greven Unknown
3rd, heat 6
Jacobus Hoogveld Unknown
3rd, heat 15
Evert Koops Unknown
4th, heat 3
Cornelis den Held Unknown
4th, heat 12
Men's 400 metres Heats Cornelis den Held Unknown
2nd, heat 12
Did not advance
Jacobus Hoogveld Unknown
2nd, heat 16
Bram Evers Unknown
3rd, heat 15
Victor Henny Unknown
4th, heat 7
Henk van der Wal Unknown
4th, heat 14
Men's 800 metres Semi-
finalist
Arie Vosbergen None held Unknown
4th, semifinal 6
Did not advance
Henk van der Wal Unknown
6th, semifinal 1
Bram Evers Unknown
6th, semifinal 7
Men's 1500 metres Semi-
finalist
Arie Vosbergen None held Unknown
3rd, semifinal 6
Did not advance
Jacques Keyser Unknown
9th, semifinal 1
Men's 400 metre hurdles Semi-
finalist
Evert Koops Walkover
1st, heat 1
Did not finish
—, semifinal 1
Did not advance
Men's medley relay Semi-
finalist
Evert Koops
Jacobus Hoogveld
Victor Henny
Bram Evers
None held Unknown
2nd, semifinal 2
Did not advance
Men's 3 mile team race Ary Vosbergen None held 17:15.8
7 points, team=X
Did not advance
Willem Wakker 17:46.4
8 points, team=X
Wilhelmus Braams Did not finish
No score, team=X
Men's 5 miles Willem Wakker None held Did not finish
—, semifinal 2
Did not advance
Wilhelmus Braams Did not finish
—, semifinal 3
Jacques Keyser Did not finish
—, semifinal 4
Arie Vosbergen Did not finish
—, semifinal 5
Men's marathon 20th Willem Wakker None held 3:28:49.0
Wilhelmus Braams Did not finish
George Buff Did not finish
Arie Vosbergen Did not finish
W. F. Theunissen Did not start
Men's 3500 metre walk 16th Jo Goetzee None held 17:37.8
7th, semifinal 1
Did not advance
Johan Huijgen 17:37.8
7th, semifinal 3
18th Willem Winkelman 17:57.6
4th, semifinal 2
20th Petrus Ruimers 18:44.6
6th, semifinal 2
Men's 10 mile walk 14th Petrus Ruimers None held 1:27:38.8 Did not advance
Jo Goetzee Did not finish
—, semifinal 1
Piet Soudyn Did not finish
—, semifinal 1
Willem Winkelman Did not finish
—, semifinal 1
Johan Huijgen Did not finish
—, semifinal 2
Event Place Athlete Height/
Distance
Men's long jump 21-32 Bram Evers Unknown
Jacobus Hoogveld Unknown
Men's high jump 19th Herman van Leeuwen 1.65 metres
Men's pole vault 14th Coenraad Van Veenhuijsen 2.89 metres
15th Bram Evers 2.82 metres
Men's standing long jump 8-25 Bram Evers Unknown
Jacobus Hoogveld Unknown
Evert Koops Unknown

Cycling[edit]

Event Place Cyclist Heats Semifinals Final
Men's 660 yards Semi-
finalist
Johannes van Spengen 58.2 seconds
1st, heat 7
Unknown
2nd, semifinal 1
Did not advance
Heats Dorus Nijland Unknown
2nd, heat 1
Did not advance
Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein Unknown
2nd, heat 13
Georgius Damen Unknown
3rd, heat 3
Antonie Gerrits Unknown
4th, heat 11
Men's 5000 metres 6th Johannes van Spengen None held 8:39.8
1st, semifinal 1
Unknown
7th Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein 8:42.8
1st, semifinal 4
Unknown
Semi-
finalist
Antonie Gerrits Unknown
3rd, semifinal 2
Did not advance
Dorus Nijland Unknown
3rd, semifinal 6
Georgius Damen Unknown
4-9, semifinal 5
Men's 20 kilometrse Semi-
finalist
Georgius Damen None held Unknown
5th, semifinal 1
Did not advance
Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein Unknown
5th, semifinal 2
Dorus Nijland Unknown
6-7, semifinal 3
Johannes van Spengen Unknown
6-7, semifinal 4
Men's 100 kilometres Semi-
finalist
Georgius Damen None held Unknown
7-14, semifinal 1
Did not advance
Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein Unknown
7-14, semifinal 1
Dorus Nijland Did not finish
—, semifinal 2
Men's sprint Heats Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein Unknown
2nd, heat 1
Did not advance
Dorus Nijland Unknown
2nd, heat 5
Antonie Gerrits Unknown
2nd, heat 14
Johannes van Spengen Time limit exceeded
—, heat 6
Men's team pursuit 4th Gerard Bosch van Drakestein
Antonie Gerrits
Dorus Nijland
Johannes van Spengen
Walkover
1st, heat 3
2:44.0
2nd, semifinal 2
Did not advance

Fencing[edit]

Event Place Fencer First
round
Second
round
Semi-
final
Final
Men's épée 5th Alfred Labouchere 5-1 (1st in H) 2-2 (2nd in 7) 4-3 (2nd in 1) 2-5
Second
round
Jetze Doorman 4-1 (1st in J) 2-2 (3rd in 1) Did not advance
First
round
Johan van Schreven 4-4 (4th in B) Did not advance
Max Dwinger 2-4 (4th in C)
Simon Okker 3-2 (4th in K)
George van Rossem 2-6 (7th in D)
Maurits van Löben Sels 3-6 (7th in E)
Willem van Blijenburgh 1-6 (7th in G)
Men's sabre 7th Jetze Doorman 3-2 (2nd in A) 2-2 (2nd in 7) 5-2 (1st in 2) 1-6
Second
round
Richard Schoemaker 2-2 (2nd in D) 2-2 (3rd in 1) Did not advance
George van Rossem 4-1 (1st in L) 2-2 (3rd in 2)
Willem van Blijenburgh 3-2 (3rd in I) 1-3 (3rd in 6)
Alfred Labouchere 4-1 (1st in C) 1-3 (3rd in 6)
Adrianus de Jong 2-1 (1st in E) 1-3 (4th in 3)
Gustaaf van Hulstijn 4-1 (2nd in K) Did not start
First
round
Lion van Minden 2-3 (4th in G) Did not advance
Johan van Schreven 3-4 (4th in J)
Maurits van Löben Sels 0-4 (5th in F)
Jan de Beaufort 2-4 (5th in M)
Event Place Fencers Play-in
match
First
round
Semi-
finals
Final Repechage Silver
medal match
Men's team épée 9th Jetze Doorman
Adrianus de Jong
Alfred Labouchere
George van Rossem
Lost to Great Britain
9-7
Out
9th place
Did not advance Not relegated
Men's team sabre 6th Jetze Doorman
Adrianus de Jong
Jacob van Löben Sels
George van Rossem
Not held Lost to Bohemia
9-8
Out
6th place
Did not advance Not relegated

Football[edit]

The Netherlands was represented by the Netherlands national football team.

Event Place Players First round Semifinals Final Bronze match
Men's football 3rd Reinier Beeuwkes, Frans de Bruyn Kops, Karel Heijting, Jan Kok,
Bok de Korver (captain), Emil Mundt, Louis Otten, Jops Reeman,
Edu Snethlage, Ed Sol, Jan Thomée, Caius Welcker
Bye Lost vs.
Great Britain
4-0
Did not advance Won vs.
Sweden
2-0

Gymnastics[edit]

Event Place Gymnast Score
Men's all-around 49th Michel Biet 187.5
60th Gerardus Wesling 165
61st Reinier Blom 160.5
62nd Isidore Goudeket 159
63rd Johannes Stikkelman 159
64th Emanuel Brouwer 158
66th Johannes Posthumus 155.5
69th Dirk Janssen 153.5
71st Cornelus Becker 152.5
72nd Jan Janssen 150.5
74th Jan Jacob Kieft 149.5
78th Abraham Mok 151
83rd Hendricus Thijsen 127
90th Johann Flemer 118.5
93rd Constantijn van Daalen 116.5
95th Herman van Leeuwen 101
96th Jonas Slier 96
Event Place Gymnast Score
Men's team 7th Cornelus Becker, Michel Biet, Jan de Boer, Reinier Blom, Jan Bolt, Emanuel Brouwer, Constantijn van Daalen, Johann Flemer, Johannes Göckel, Isidore Goudeket, Dirk Janssen, Jan Jacob Kieft, Salomon Konijn, Herman van Leeuwen, Abraham Mok, Abraham de Oliviera, Johannes Posthumus, Johan Schmitt, Jonas Slier, Johannes Stikkelman, Hendricus Thijsen, Gerardus Wesling 297

Rowing[edit]

Event Place Rowers First
round
Quarter-
finals
Semi-
finals
Final
Men's coxless fours 3rd Hermannus Höfte, Albertus Wielsma,
Johan Burk, Bernardus Croon
None held Unknown
2nd, semifinal 2
Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Event Place Shooter Score
Men's 300 metre free rifle 22nd Pieter van Waas 768
32nd Petrus ten Bruggen Cate 726
Men's team free rifle 7th Gerard van den Bergh
Christiaan Brosch
Cornelis van Altenburg
Antonie de Gee
Uilke Vuurman
Pieter Jan Brussaard
4130
Men's individual pistol 12th Jacob van der Kop 447
24th Petrus ten Bruggen Cate 421
36th Jan Johannes de Blécourt 381
40th Gerard van den Bergh 343
41st Christiaan Brosch 337
43rd Antonie de Gee 226
Men's team pistol 6th Jacob van der Kop
Gerard van den Bergh
Jan Johannes de Blécourt
Petrus ten Bruggen Cate
1632
Men's individual trap shooting 7th John Wilson 53
14th Cornelis Viruly 48
15th Eduardus van Voorst tot Voorst 47
Franciscus van Voorst tot Voorst 47
22nd Romain de Favauge 29
26th Jacob Laan 21
Men's team trap shooting 4th Eduardus van Voorst tot Voorst
Cornelis Viruly
Franciscus van Voorst tot Voorst
Rudolf van Pallandt
Romain de Favauge
John Wilson
Unknown

Swimming[edit]

Event Place Swimmer Heats Semifinals Final
Men's 100 metre freestyle Heats Lambertus Benenga 1:13.2
2nd, heat 3
Did not advance
Bouke Benenga Unknown
3-6, heat 1
Men's 400 metre freestyle Heats Friedrich Meuring Unknown
4-5, heat 7
Did not advance
Men's 1500 metre freestyle Heats Pieter Ooms 27:24.4
3rd, heat 2
Did not advance
Eduard Meijer Did not finish
—, heat 6
Men's 100 metre backstroke Heats Bartholomeus Roodenburch 1:36.0
2nd, heat 3
Did not advance
Johan Cortlever Unknown
2nd, heat 7

Tennis[edit]

Event Place Name Round
of 64
Round
of 32
Round
of 16
Quarter-
finals
Semi-
finals
Final
Men's singles 16th Roelof van Lennep Bye Lost to Foulkes Did not advance
26th Christiaan van Lennep Lost to R. Powell Did not advance
Men's doubles 7th Christiaan van Lennep
Roelof van Lennep
None held Bye Lost to
Cazalet/Dixon
Did not advance
Opponent nation Wins Losses Percent
Canada 0 2 .000
Great Britain 0 1 .000
Total 0 3 .000

Water polo[edit]

Event Place Water poloists Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Men's water polo 4th Bouke Benenga, Johan Cortlever, Jan Hulswit, Eduard Meijer,
Karel Meijer, Pieter Ooms, Johan Rühl
Lost to Belgium
8-1
Did not advance

Wrestling[edit]

Event Place Wrestler Round
of 32
Round
of 16
Quarter-
finals
Semi-
finals
Final
Greco-Roman lightweight 9th Ulferd Bruseker Bye Lost to
Malmström
Did not advance
17th Jacob van Moppes Lost to
Téger
Did not advance
Greco-Roman middleweight 5th Jaap Belmer Defeated
Grundmann
Defeated
Týfa
Lost to
Andersen
Did not advance
9th Aäron Lelie Bye Lost to
Larsson
Did not advance
Jacobus Lorenz Bye Lost to
Andersen
17th Gerrit Duijm Lost to
Larsson
Did not advance
Greco-Roman light heavyweight 5th Jacob van Westrop Bye Defeated
Kivimäki
Lost to
Payr
Did not advance
9th Leendert van Oosten Bye Lost to
Jensen
Did not advance
Douwe Wijbrands Defeated
Luntzer
Lost to
Larsson
Opponent nation Wins Losses Percent
Bohemia 1 0 1.000
Denmark 0 5 .000
Finland 1 0 1.000
Germany 1 0 1.000
Hungary 1 2 .333
Sweden 0 2 .000
Total 4 9 .308

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