Henk-Jan Zwolle

Henk-Jan Zwolle (born 30 November 1964 in Enschede, Overijssel) is a former rower from the Netherlands and two-time Olympic medallist. He competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988.[1]

Henk-Jan Zwolle
Personal information
Born (1964-11-30) 30 November 1964 (age 57)
Height197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb)
Spouse(s)Tessa Appeldoorn
ClubProteus Eretes, Delft

Zwolle and Nico Rienks won gold in double sculls at the 1991 World Rowing Championships in Vienna.[2] The following year, they won a bronze medal in the men's double sculls at the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1] At the 1996 Summer Olympics, he claimed the gold medal in the men's eight event with the Holland Acht (Holland Eight).[1]

He married fellow Dutch rower Tessa Appeldoorn in October 1998.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Henk Jan Zwolle". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Henk Jan Zwolle". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 25 April 2018.