Monique van der Lee

Monique van der Lee (born 7 November 1973, Heerhugowaard) is a former Dutch judoka who was a four-time European champion as well as openweight world champion in 1995.

Monique van der Lee
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing the  Netherlands
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Chiba Open class
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Barcelona Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Hamilton Heavyweight
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Prague Open class
Gold medal – first place 1993 Athens Heavyweight
Gold medal – first place 1994 Gdańsk Open class
Gold medal – first place 1996 The Hague Open class
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Frankfurt Open class
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Paris Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Birmingham Heavyweight

Van der Lee only participated once at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She was eliminated in the first round of the heavyweight competition. Despite her 1995 world championship and May 1996 European championship, she failed to qualify for the 1996 Olympic Games, losing her place to Angelique Seriese, who subsequently had to withdraw due to a knee injury.

In 1996, Van der Lee and her colleagues Irene de Kok and Anita Staps served an indictment against their coach Peter Ooms because of sexual harassment. The disciplinary committee of the Dutch judo federation suspended the coach for three years.

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