Sam Olij

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Sam Olij, bearing the flag (1928)

Simon "Sam" Paulus Olij (October 5, 1900 in Landsmeer – August 4, 1975 in Amsterdam) was a heavyweight boxer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1928 Summer Olympics. There he was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the men's heavyweight division by eventual gold medalist Arturo Rodríguez from Argentina.


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Adrianus de Jong
Flagbearer for  Netherlands
Amsterdam 1928
Succeeded by
Charles Pahud de Mortanges