Netherlands at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Netherlands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Netherlands
IOC code  NED
NOC Dutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Website www.nocnsf.nl (Dutch)
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 235
Flag bearer Nico Rienks (rowing)
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
4
Silver
5
Bronze
10
Total
19
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Intercalated Games
1906

The Netherlands competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

The Dutch archery team included former Soviet Union archer Lyudmila Arzhannikova. She placed 15th for the Netherlands in Atlanta.

Women's individual competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's pole cault

Men's decathlon

  • Final result — 8111 points (→ 18th place)
  • Final result — 8035 points (→ 21st place)

Men's marathon

Women's 800 metres

Women's long jump

  • Qualification — 6.75 m
  • Final — NM (→ no ranking)

Women's discus throw

  • Qualification — 58.74 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 55.48 m (→ did not advance)

Women's shot put

  • Qualification — did not start (→ did not advance)

Women's marathon

Baseball[edit]

The Netherlands made its first Olympic baseball appearance in 1996. They defeated Australia and Italy but lost their other five games in the preliminary round. When this result put the Dutch team in a three-way tie for fifth through seventh place with Australia and Italy, the head-to-head victories gave the Netherlands fifth place.

Men's team competition:

  • Netherlands — 5th place (2–5)

Team roster:

Cycling[edit]

Road competition[edit]

Men's road race

Men's individual time trial

  • Final — 1:07:08 (→ 11th place)
  • Final — 1:08:33 (→ 17th place)

Women's individual road race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 26th place)
  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 28th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's individual time trial

  • Final — 40:39 (→ 19th place)

Track competition[edit]

Men's points race

  • Final — 0 points (→ 21st place)

Mountain bike[edit]

Men's cross country

  • Final — 2:17.38 (→ Med 1.png Gold medal)

Women's cross country

  • Final — 1:54.38 (→ 5th place)

Judo[edit]

Men's half-middleweight

Men's middleweight

Men's half-heavyweight

Men's heavyweight

Women's extra-lightweight

Women's lightweight

Women's half-middleweight

Women's middleweight

Women's half-heavyweight

Women's heavyweight

Rowing[edit]

Rowing events, results and competitors:[1]

Men's coxless pairs – 17th place
Sjors van Iwaarden, Kai Compagner
Men's quadruple sculls – 10th place
Sander van der Marck, Adri Middag, Joris Loefs, Pieter van Andel
Men's coxed eights – 1st place (gold medal)
Henk-Jan Zwolle, Diederik Simon, Michiel Bartman, Koos Maasdijk, Niels van der Zwan, Niels van Steenis, Ronald Florijn, Nico Rienks, Jeroen Duyster
Men's lightweight double sculls – 2nd place (silver medal)
Maarten van der Linden, Pepijn Aardewijn
Women's double sculls – 3rd place (bronze medal)
Irene Eijs, Eeke van Nes
Women's coxless pairs – 8th place
Elien Meijer, Anneke Venema
Women's quadruple sculls – 6th place
Irene Eijs, Meike van Driel, Nelleke Penninx, Eeke van Nes
Women's coxed eights – 6th place
Femke Boelen, Marleen van der Velden, Astrid van Koert, Marieke Westerhof, Rita de Jong, Tessa Knaven, Tessa Appeldoorn, Muriel van Schilfgaarde, Jissy de Wolf
Women's lightweight double sculls – 6th place
Laurien Vermulst, Ellen Meliesie
Reserve
Anita Meiland

Softball[edit]

Women's team competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round robin
  • Lost to Japan (0–3)
  • Lost to United States (0–9)
  • Lost to Chinese Taipei (1–7)
  • Lost to Australia (0–1)
  • Lost to PR China (0–8)
  • Lost to Canada (1–4)
  • Defeated Puerto Rico (2–0)
  • Semifinals
  • Did not advance → 7th place
  • Team roster

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m freestyle

Men's 100 m freestyle

Men's 200 m freestyle

Men's 100 m breaststroke

  • Benno Kuipers
    1. Heat – 1:02.92 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 100 m butterfly

Men's 200 m butterfly

  • Stefan Aartsen
    1. Heat – 2:00.04
    2. B-Final – 2:00.41 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200 m individual medley

Men's 400 m individual medley

  • Marcel Wouda
    1. Heat – 4:17.30
    2. Final – 4:17.71 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay

Men's 4 × 100 m medley relay

Women's 50 m freestyle

  • Marianne Muis
    1. Preliminary heat – 25.93
    2. B-Final – 25.74 (→ 9th place)
  • Angela Postma
    1. Preliminary heat – 26.00
    2. B-Final – 25.82 (→ 10th place)

Women's 100 m freestyle

  • Karin Brienesse
    1. Preliminary heat – 55.81
    2. Final – 56.12 (→ 8th place)

Women's 400 m freestyle

  • Kirsten Vlieghuis
    1. Preliminary heat – 4:11.04
    2. Final – 4:08.70 (→ Med 3.png Bronze medal)
  • Carla Geurts
    1. Preliminary heat – 4:11.18
    2. Final – 4:10.06 (→ 6th place)

Women's 800 m freestyle

  • Kirsten Vlieghuis
    1. Preliminary heat – 8:39.73
    2. Final – 8:30.84 (→ Med 3.png Bronze medal)
  • Carla Geurts
    1. Preliminary heat – 8:39.85
    2. Final – 8:40.43 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 m breaststroke

  • Madelon Baans
    1. Preliminary heat – 1:11.17 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 200 m individual medley

  • Minouche Smit
    1. Preliminary heat – 2:16.30
    2. Final – 2:16.73 (→ 7th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

Women's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay

Women's 4 × 100 m medley relay

Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jacco Eltingh Singles  Fetterlein (DEN)
L 4–6, 6–4, 6–8
Did not advance
Paul Haarhuis  Philippoussis (AUS)
L 6–7, 6–7
Did not advance
Jan Siemerink  Woodbridge (AUS)
L 2–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
Doubles N/A  Pavel /
Pescariu (ROU)
W 6–2, 6–7(1-7), 6–4
 C N'Goran /
C N'Goran (CIV)
W 6–4, 6–4
 W Ferreira /
E Ferreira (RSA)
W 7–6(7-4), 7–6(7-4)
 Woodbridge /
Woodforde (AUS)
L 2–6 7–5 16–18
 Prinosil /
Goellner (GER)
L 2-6 5-7
4
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Singles  Sfar (TUN)
W 6–4, 6–0
 Choi (KOR)
W 6–2 6–4
 Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
L 4-6 6-7
Did not advance
Manon Bollegraf
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
Doubles N/A  Lugina /
Medvedeva (UKR)
W w/o
 Csurgo /
Temesvári (HUN)
W 7-6 7-6
 Hingis /
Schnyder (SUI)
W 6–4 6–3
 MJ Fernández /
G Fernández (USA)
L 5-7 6-7
 Sánchez Vicario /
Martínez (ESP)
L 1-6 3-6
4

Volleyball[edit]

Men's team indoor competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round (Group A)
  • Defeated Tunisia (3–0)
  • Defeated Russia (3–0)
  • Lost to Italy (0–3)
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–0)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3–1)
  • Semifinals
  • Defeated Russia (3–0)
  • Final
  • Defeated Italy (3–2) → Med 1.png Gold medal
  • Team roster

Men's beach competition[edit]

Women's team indoor competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round (Group A)
  • Lost to China (0–3)
  • Lost to the United States (1–3)
  • Defeated Japan (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–1)
  • Defeated Ukraine (3–0)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to Russia (1–3)
  • Classification matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Germany (3–2)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated South Korea (3–0) → Fifth place
  • Team roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (8–11)
  • Lost to Spain (7–8)
  • Lost to Hungary (8–10)
  • Lost to Russia (5–10)
  • Lost to Germany (8–9)
  • Classification round (9/12)
  • Defeated Romania (10–8)
  • Lost to Germany (6–9)
  • Tied with Ukraine (9–9) → Tenth place
  • Team roster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netherlands Rowing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015-06-12.