Nicole van der Velden

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Nicole van der Velden
Nicole van der Velden Rio2016.jpg
Van der Velden at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
BornOctober 26, 1994 (1994-10-26) (age 25)
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportSailing
ClubAruba Beach Cats[2]
Coached byPim Nieuwenhuis

Nicole van der Velden (born October 26, 1994) is an Aruban sailor. She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the Nacra 17 race with Thijs Visser; they both placed 16th.[3] She was the flag bearer for Aruba in the Parade of Nations.[4]

She took up sailing in 2008 following her father Martin Van der Velden, who worked as a technical officer with the Aruba Sailing Association.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicole van der Velden". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on August 20, 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Nicole van der Velden. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ "Nacra 17 Mixed - Standings". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on August 20, 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  4. ^ "Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony - Flag Bearers" (PDF). Rio 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2016.