Pieter Gruijters

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Pieter Gruijters
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Personal information
Full name Pieter Gruijters
Nationality Dutch
Born (1967-07-27) July 27, 1967 (age 49)
Country Netherlands
Sport Paralympic athletics
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals 2004 Athens
2008 Beijing

Pieter Gruijters (born 24 July 1967) is a Paralympic athlete from Netherlands competing F56 seated throws and P56 pentathlon events.

He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a silver medal in the men's Pentathlon - P54-58 event, a silver medal in the men's Javelin throw - F55-56 event and finished eleventh in the men's Shot putt - F56 event. He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a gold medal in the men's Javelin throw - F55-56 event and finished seventh in the men's Shot put - F55-56 event

He is world record holder in javelin for F56 classified athletes.[1]


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Preceded by
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Dutch Disabled Sportsman / woman of the Year
Succeeded by
Netherlands Annette Roozen / Marion Nijhof