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Netherlands at the 1912 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Netherlands competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. 33 competitors, all men, took part in 14 events in 7 sports.[1]

Netherlands at the
1912 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Stockholm
Competitors33 (all men) in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
The team of the Netherlands at the opening ceremony.

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

A single athlete represented the Netherlands. It was the nation's second appearance in athletics. Grijseels did not advance to the final in either of his two events.

Ranks given are within that athlete's heat for running events.

Athlete Events Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jan Grijseels 100 m ? 4 Did not advance
200 m ? 2 ? 6 Did not advance

FencingEdit

Twelve fencers represented the Netherlands. It was the third appearance of the nation in fencing, which had competed in the sport each time the nation had appeared at the Olympics. No Dutch fencer advanced to the final in an individual event, but both the épée and sabre teams advanced and won bronze medals. These two medals were the first fencing medals for the Netherlands.

Fencer Event Round 1 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Record Rank Record Rank Record Rank Record Rank
Jan de Beaufort Épée 2 losses 2 Q 3 losses 4 Did not advance
Adrianus de Jong Foil 3 losses 4 Did not advance
Épée 3 losses 2 Q 2 losses 2 Q 2 losses 3 Did not advance
Hendrik de Iongh Épée 1 loss 1 Q 4 losses 6 Did not advance
Sabre 3 wins 1 Q Did not start Did not advance
Johannes Kolling Sabre 0 wins 4 Did not advance
Willem Molijn Épée 5 losses 6 Did not advance
Albertus Perk Épée 4 losses 5 Did not advance
Willem van Blijenburgh Épée 3 losses 4 Did not advance
Jacob van Geuns Épée 4 losses 5 Did not advance
George van Rossem Épée 4 losses 4 Did not advance
Willem van Blijenburgh
Adrianus de Jong
Jetze Doorman
Leonardus Nardus
George van Rossem
Team épée N/A Bye 3–0 1 Q 1–2  
Willem van Blijenburgh
Adrianus de Jong
Hendrik de Iongh
Jetze Doorman
Dirk Scalongne
George van Rossem
Team sabre N/A 1–1 2 Q 2–1 2 Q 1–2  

FootballEdit

Roster

 
Netherlands squad

Piet Bouman
Joop Boutmy
Nico Bouvy
Huug de Groot
Bok de Korver
Nico de Wolf
Constant Feith
Ge Fortgens
Just Göbel
Dirk Lotsy
Caesar ten Cate
Jan van Breda Kolff
Jan van der Sluis
Jan Vos
David Wijnveldt

Round of 16

Netherlands  4 – 3 (a.e.t.)  Sweden
Bouvy   28'   52'
Vos   43'   91'
Swensson   3'   80'
Börjesson   62' (pen.)
Attendance: 14,000

Quarterfinals

Netherlands  3 – 1  Austria
Bouvy   8'
ten Cate   12'
Vos   30'
Müller   41'
Attendance: 7,000

Semifinals

Denmark  4 – 1  Netherlands
Olsen   14'   87'
Jørgensen   7'
P. Nielsen   37'
H. Hansen   85' (o.g.)
Attendance: 6,000

Bronze medal match

Netherlands  9 – 0  Finland
Vos   29'   43'   46'   74'   78'
van der Sluis   24'   57'
de Groot   28'   86'
Attendance: 1,000
Final rank
  Bronze

Modern pentathlonEdit

The Netherlands had one competitor in the first Olympic pentathlon competition. Doorman did not begin the second phase of the pentathlon.

(The scoring system was point-for-place in each of the five events, with the smallest point total winning.)

Athlete Shooting Swimming Fencing Riding Running Total points Rank
Score Points Time Points Wins Touches Points Penalties Time Points Time Points
Jetze Doorman 149 21 Did not start Retired Did not finish

ShootingEdit

A single shooter for the Netherlands competed. It was the nation's third appearance in shooting, which the Netherlands had competed each team the nation appeared at the Olympics.

Shooter Event Final
Result Rank
Emile Jurgens Trap 87 9

TennisEdit

A single tennis player represented the Netherlands at the 1912 Games. It was the nation's second appearance in tennis. Blom competed only in the outdoor singles, losing his first match.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
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Score
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Score
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Score
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Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Otto Blom Outdoor singles Bye   Setterwall (SWE)
L 6-3, 6-3, 8-6
Did not advance 31

WrestlingEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

The Netherlands was represented by three wrestlers in its second Olympic wrestling appearance. Sint had the best performance, going to the sixth round before being beaten twice. The team's combined record was 5-6.

Wrestler Class First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Match A
Opposition
Result
Match B
Opposition
Result
Match C
Opposition
Result
Rank
Barend Bonneveld Light heavyweight   Backenius (FIN)
W
  Neser (GER)
L
  Viljaama (FIN)
L
Did not advance N/A Did not advance 9
Johannes Eillenbrecht Lightweight   Tanttu (FIN)
L
  Kolehmainen (FIN)
L
Did not advance 31
Jan Sint Middleweight   Ohlsson (SWE)
W
  Hansen (DEN)
W
  Westerlund (FIN)
L
  Tirkkonen (FIN)
W
  Lundstein (FIN)
W
  Asikainen (FIN)
L
Did not advance 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Netherlands at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-24.

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