Arnoud van der Biesen

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Arnoud van der Biesen
Personal information
Full name Arnoud Eugène van der Biesen
Nationality Dutch
Born (1899-12-28)28 December 1899
Semarang
Died 17 February 1968(1968-02-17) (aged 68)
The Hague
Sailing career
Class(es) 12' Dinghy
Updated on 2013-12-24.

Arnoud Eugène van der Biesen (December 28, 1899 Semarang, Dutch East Indies - February 17, 1968, The Hague) was a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Ostend, Belgium.

During the second race one of the marks was drifting and the race was abandoned. Since the organizers did not have the time to re-sail the race that week the two remaining races were rescheduled for September 3 of that year. Since both contenders were Dutch, the organizers requested the Dutch Olympic Committee to organize the race in The Netherlands.

With Petrus Beukers as crew, Van der Biesen took the silver over the combined series with the boat Boreas.

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