Netherlands at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Netherlands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Netherlands
IOC code  NED
  (HOL used at these Games)
NOC Dutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Website www.nocnsf.nl (Dutch)
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 147 (93 men and 54 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Eric Swinkels
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
5
Total
9
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The Netherlands (as Holland) competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Republic of Korea. 147 competitors, 93 men and 54 women, took part in 86 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Martinus Reniers made his third appearance for the Netherlands in archery. He had his best finish yet, advancing to the final and ending up in 5th place. The Dutch women, both new to Olympic competition, were not as successful.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat 1 — 1:47.48
  • Heat 2 — 1:46.91 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 1 — 1:46.99
  • Heat 2 — 1:46.61 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500 metres

  • Heat 1 — 3:40.90
  • Semi Final — 3:39.06
  • Final — 3:37.08 (→ 6th place)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:23.23
  • Final — 27:50.30 (→ 9th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2"14:40 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — 2"14:53 (→ 15th place)

Men's 3.000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:35.20
  • Semi Final — 8:21.86 (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 61.66m
  • Final — 63.06m (→ 9th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 8.02m
  • Final — 7.71m (→ 11th place)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.05s
  2. Long Jump — 6.95m
  3. Shot Put — 15.34m
  4. High Jump — 2.00m
  5. 400 metres — 48.21s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.36s
  7. Discus Throw — 41.32m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.80m
  9. Javelin Throw — 63.00m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:25.86s

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat 1 — 11.22s
  • Heat 2 — 11.08s
  • Semi Final — 11.13s (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 1 — 11.38s
  • Heat 2 — 11.51s (→ did not advance)

Women's 400 metres

  • Heat 1 — 52.84s
  • Heat 2 — 53.50s (→ did not advance)

Women's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 4:07.40 (→ did not advance)

Women's 3.000 metres

  • Heat — 8:48.54
  • Final — 8:43.92 (→ 9th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2'37:52 (→ 34th place)

Women's 100m Hurdles

  • Heat 1 — 13.04s
  • Heat 2 — 13.02s
  • Semi Final — 13.08s (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 1 — 13.48s
  • Heat 2 — 13.42s (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat 1 — 56.11s
  • Semi Final — 57.57s (→ did not advance)

Women's 4x100m Relay

  • Heat 1 — 43.96s
  • Semi Final — 43.48s (→ did not advance)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.39m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Round — 6205 points (→ 11th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Henry Akinwande (Great Britain) on points
  • Quarter Finals — Defeated Gyul Alvics (Hungary) on points
  • Semi Finals — Lost to Ray Mercer (USA) after referee stopped contest

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

Women's 3m Springboard

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, all male, represented the Netherlands in 1988.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Hockey[edit]

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50m Freestyle

  • Heat — 23.50 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.65 (→ did not advance, 29th place)
  • Heat — 51.79 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:52.67 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:03.08
  • B-Final — 1:03.22 (→ 10th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:20.84 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.38 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:00.99
  • B-Final — 2:01.59 (→ 14th place)

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:25.26 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:45.65
  • Final — 3:46.55 (→ 7th place)

Women's 50m Freestyle

  • Heat — 26.54
  • B-Final — 26.66 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 26.49
  • B-Final — 26.80 (→ 16th place)

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.29
  • Final — 56.15 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 56.50
  • Final — 56.54 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:03.02 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.36 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.39
  • B-Final — 1:04.11 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:16.58
  • Final — 2:15.17 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:11.84 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:31.98
  • B-Final — 2:30.83 (→ 11th place)

Women's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:00.94
  • Final — 1:00.62 (→ 6th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:12.41
  • Final — 2:13.17 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:16.60
  • Final — 2:16.40 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:19.46
  • B-Final — 2:17.73 (→ 9th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:56.31 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat — 4:56.89 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:44.12
  • Final — 3:43.39 (→ Silver Medal)

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:11.82
  • Final — 4:12.19 (→ 5th place)

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

  • First round — Defeated Andrei Chesnokov (Soviet Union) 6-3, 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
  • Second round — Defeated Tony Mmoh (Nigeria) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
  • Third round — Defeated Sergio Casal (Spain) 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Miloslav Mečíř (Czechoslovakia) 6-3, 6-7, 2-6, 4-6

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated France (3-1)
  • Lost to the United States (1-3)
  • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • Lost to Argentina (0-3)
  • Defeated Japan (3-0)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Sweden (3-2)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Bulgaria (3-0) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netherlands at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.