Roline Repelaer van Driel

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Roline Repelaer van Driel
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Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Eight
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Eight

Roline Repelaer van Driel (born 28 July 1984 in Amsterdam) is a rower from the Netherlands.[1] She started rowing as a student, at U.S.R. "Triton" rowing club in Utrecht.

Repelaer van Driel took part in the World Championships of 2006 in the fours finishing fifth in Eton. A year later at the World Championships in Munich she was part of the eights and became 7th.[1] That same year they won the Rowing World Cup event in Amsterdam and became third in both Luzern and Linz.[1]

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She qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with the Dutch eights forming a team with Femke Dekker, Annemiek de Haan, Nienke Kingma, Annemarieke van Rumpt, Sarah Siegelaar, Marlies Smulders, Helen Tanger and cox Ester Workel, and the team won the silver medal.[1][2] At the 2012 Summer Olympics the Dutch women's coxed eights team that van Driel was part of won the bronze medal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Athlete biography: Roline Repelaer van Driel, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 14, 2008
  2. ^ a b "Roline Repelaer van Driel Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-08-22.