Ab Ekels

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Ab Ekels
Personal information
Full name Albert Sybrandus Ekels
Nationality Dutch
Born (1950-12-05) 5 December 1950 (age 67)
Hilversum
Height 1.90 m (6.2 ft)
Sailing career
Class(es) Tempest; Star; Dragon.
Club "Koninklijke Watersport Vereniging Loosdrecht"
Updated on 2013-12-21.

Albert Sybrandus "Ab" Ekels (5 December 1950, Hilversum) is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Kingston, Canada. With helmsman Ben Staartjes Ekels took the 8th place in the Tempest. Ekels later specialized in the Star and Dragon together with fellow crew members Harald de Vlaming and helmsman Pieter Keijzer.

Ab Ekels was head of the Dutch Olympic Sailing Team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Sources[edit]

  • "Ab Ekels Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  • "Nederlandse delegatie" (in Dutch). Leeuwarder courant : hoofdblad van Friesland. 1976-07-12. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  • "Olympische zeilselectie" (in Dutch). De Telegraaf. 1976-05-20. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  • "Montréal 1976 Official Report,Volume I: Organization" (PDF). Ottawa: COJO. 1978. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  • "Montréal 1976 Official Report,Volume II: Facilities" (PDF). Ottawa: COJO. 1978. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  • "Montréal 1976 Official Report,Volume III: Results" (PDF). Ottawa: COJO. 1978. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  • "Albert (Ab) S. Ekels". www.linkedin.com. Retrieved 2014-01-29.