Frank Drost

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Frank Drost
Frank Drost and Gérard de Kort 1982.jpg
Frank Drost (left) in 1982
Personal information
Born (1963-03-22) 22 March 1963 (age 54)
Amersfoort, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club AZ&PC, Amersfoort

Frank Willem Drost (born 22 March 1963) is a former freestyle and butterfly swimmer from the Netherlands who competed at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics. His best individual Olympic result came in 1984, when he finished in sixth place (1:51.62) in the 200 m freestyle.[1]

His elder brother Peter and younger sister Monique were also swimmers, and competed at the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics.[1] Drost won two bronze medals at the 1985 European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.[2] Nationally, he collected five titles in 1987 and 1988, in 100 m and 200 m butterfly and 200 m freestyle. Between 1982 and 1986 he set 15 records in 200–1500 m freestyle, 200 m butterfly and 4×100 m freestyle relay.[3]


  1. ^ a b Frank Drost Archived 7 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine..
  2. ^ European Swimming Championships (Men).
  3. ^ Frank Drost.