Philipine van Aanholt

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Philipine van Aanholt
Personal information
Born (1992-05-26) 26 May 1992 (age 22)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
Country Curaçao
Sport Sailing
Event(s) Laser Radial
Club Youth Sailing Curaçao
Coached by Javier "Rulo" Borojovich [1]

Philipine van Aanholt (born 26 May 1992 in Utrecht, Netherlands) is a sailor from Curaçao (formerly Netherlands Antilles), competing mainly in the Laser Radial class.[2] She is the daughter of former Olympic sailor Cor van Aanholt who participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics in the Laser class.[3] After the National Olympic Committee of the Netherlands Antilles lost its recognition by the International Olympic Committee following the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, Van Aanholt was allowed to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics as an Independent Olympic Athlete.[4] She finished in 36th place out of 41 competitors overall with a 16th place as her best result in race 7.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sailing.org/biog.php?id=AHOPV1
  2. ^ "ISAF - Sailor Biography". International Sailing Federation. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "London bound for Olympics 2012". Caribbean Sailing Association. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Philipine van Aanholt - Sailing - Olympic Athlete". LOCOG. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Women's Laser Radial - Olympics Sailing". LOCOG. Retrieved 26 August 2012.