Arend Glas

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Arend Glas (born 29 October 1968 in Joure) is a Dutch bobsledder who has competed from 1992 to 2006. He began his career in bobsledding in 1992 in Igls. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 16th both in the two-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002 and in the four-man event at Turin in 2006.

At the FIBT World Championships, Glas earned his best finish of 12th in the two-man event at St.Moritz in FIBT World Championships 2001. His best results in four-man were 4th in the European Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2001, and 5th in the overall world ranking of the 2001-2002 season. Glas retired after the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Arend Glas also appeared in the news because of his alleged membership of an extreme right-wing party CP'86.[1] Kafka, an anti-fascism organisation, accused him of being a member of the group in 1998. Glas has always denied his involvement.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glas in opspraak na lidmaatschap CP'86". nrc.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-04-22.