Hans Elzerman

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Hans Elzerman
Hans Elzerman 1971.jpg
Hans Elzerman in 1971
Personal information
Full name Johan Reindert Elzerman
Nationality Dutch
Born (1954-10-17) 17 October 1954 (age 62)
The Hague, Netherlands
Sport Swimming
Strokes freestyle

Hans Elzerman (born 17 October 1954)[1] is an Olympic swimmer from the Netherlands, and as of early 2011 is a national swimming coach.[2] His sister Josien and brother Henk are also Olympic swimmers.[1]

At the 1972 Olympics, Hans was a member of the Dutch 4x100 and 4x200 freestyle relay teams.


In 2001, Hans was one of the coaches who founded the Dutch club Top Zwemmen Amsterdam.[3] Around this time, he was coach to Inge de Bruijn.[4] In 2007, Top Zwemmen became part of the National Swimming Institute of Amsterdam.[2]


  1. ^ a b Hans Elzerman entry from sports-reference.com; retrieved 2011-01-28.
  2. ^ a b (Dutch) Hans bio page from the Nationaal Zweminstituut Amsterdam website; retrieved 2011-01-28.
  3. ^ New Dutch Pro Swim Team by Oene Rusticus, Swimming World magazine. Published 2001-09-26, retrieved 2011-01-28.
  4. ^ (Dutch) Inge De Bruijn – Biography from NetGlimpse; retrieved 2011-01-28.
Hans Elzerman in 1973