Netherlands at the 1972 Winter Olympics

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Netherlands at the
1972 Winter Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC code NED
(HOL used at these Games)
NOC Dutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Website www.nocnsf.nl (Dutch)
in Sapporo
Competitors 11 (5 men, 6 women) in 2 sports
Flag bearer Atje Keulen-Deelstra (speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 3 2 9
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Athletes from the Netherlands competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Schenk, ArdArd Schenk Speed skating Men's 1500 metres
 Gold Schenk, ArdArd Schenk Speed skating Men's 5000 metres
 Gold Schenk, ArdArd Schenk Speed skating Men's 10,000 metres
 Gold Baas-Kaiser, StienStien Baas-Kaiser Speed skating Women's 3000 metres
 Silver Verkerk, KeesKees Verkerk Speed skating Men's 10,000 metres
 Silver Keulen-Deelstra, AtjeAtje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 1000 metres
 Silver Baas-Kaiser, StienStien Baas-Kaiser Speed skating Women's 1500 metres
 Bronze Keulen-Deelstra, AtjeAtje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 1500 metres
 Bronze Keulen-Deelstra, AtjeAtje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 3000 metres

Figure skating[edit]

Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
Dianne de Leeuw Women's singles 15 16 2298.7 143 16

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Jappie van Dijk 43.03 32
Ard Schenk 43.40 34
Eddy Verheijen 42.67 25
1500 m Jan Bols 2:06.58 5
Ard Schenk 2:02.96 OR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Eddy Verheijen 2:10.96 19
Kees Verkerk 2:07.43 8
5000 m Jan Bols 7:39.40 8
Ard Schenk 7:23.61 1st, gold medalist(s)
Kees Verkerk 7:39.17 6
10,000 m Jan Bols 15:17.99 4
Ard Schenk 15:01.35 OR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Kees Verkerk 15:04.70 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Ellie van den Brom 45.62 10
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 44.89 6
Trijnie Rep 46.60 20
1000 m Ellie van den Brom 1:32.60 7
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 1:31.61 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Trijnie Rep 1:35.82 24
1500 m Stien Baas-Kaiser 2:21.05 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Ellie van den Brom 2:22.27 4
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 2:22.05 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
3000 m Stien Baas-Kaiser 4:52.14 OR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 4:59.91 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Sippie Tigchelaar 5:01.67 4

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