Hans van Goor

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Hans van Goor
Medal record
Representing  Netherlands
Men's swimming
European Championships (LC)
Silver medal – second place 1993 Sheffield 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Athens 5 km open water

Hans van Goor (born 1970 in Zwaag, North Holland) is a retired Dutch long distance swimmer who won a silver medal at the 1993 European Championships. He also swam the English Channel on 4 September 1995 in a time of 8 h and 02 mins, which stood as a European record until 2003.[1] He is the coach and husband of fellow long-distance swimmer Edith van Dijk.

Van Goor studied econometrics and law at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is Chief Operating Officer at the sports-oriented DSB Bank, where he has been employed since 1994.[2]


  1. ^ Dover Life – Successful Crossings 1995
  2. ^ Executive Management Board DSB Bank