Netherlands at the 1968 Summer Paralympics

Netherlands competed at the 1968 Summer Paralympics in Tel Aviv, Israel. The team included 35 athletes, 24 men and 11 women.[1] Competitors from Netherlands won 20 medals, including 12 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze to finish 8th in the medal table.[2]

Netherlands at the
1968 Summer Paralympics
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IPC codeNED
NPCNederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Websiteparalympisch.nl (in Dutch)
in Tel Aviv
Competitors35 (24 men and 11 women)
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
12
Silver
4
Bronze
4
Total
20
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Popke Popkema Archery Men's FITA Round open
  Gold John van der Starre (backstroke)
Cees Broekman (breaststroke)
Piet Makkes (freestyle)
Swimming Men's 3x50 m Medley Relay open
  Gold Piet Makkes Swimming Men's 50 m Backstroke special class
  Gold Piet Makkes Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle special class
  Gold Aria Noordam Swimming Women's 25 m Backstroke class 1 complete
  Gold Janneke Minholtz (backstroke)
Wil Verschoor (Breaststroke)
Ingrid van der Benden (freestyle)
Swimming Women's 3x50 m Medley Relay open
  Gold Wil Verschoor Swimming Women's 50 m Backstroke class 4 incomplete
  Gold Janneke Minholtz Swimming Women's 50 m Backstroke special class
  Gold Ingrid van der Benden Swimming Women's 50 m Breaststroke special class
  Gold Ingrid van der Benden Swimming Women's 50 m Freestyle special class
  Gold Dennis Post Table tennis Men's Singles A1
  Gold Aria Noordam Table tennis Women's Singles A1
  Silver Popke Popkema Archery Men's Albion Round open
  Silver Ingrid van der Benden Swimming Women's 50 m Backstroke special class
  Silver Sonja Graveland[3] Swimming Women's 50 m Breaststroke class 3 incomplete
  Silver Dennis Post
Aria Noordam
Table tennis Men's Doubles A1
  Bronze John van der Starre[4] Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle special class
  Bronze Jenneke van Driel[5] Swimming Women's 25 m Breaststroke class 2 incomplete
  Bronze Janneke Minholtz Swimming Women's 50 m Breaststroke special class
  Bronze Wil Verschoor Swimming Women's 50 m Freestyle class 4 incomplete

Source: www.paralympic.org[6] & www.olympischstadion.nl[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Stoke Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Stoke Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Gevonden in Delpher - Limburgsch dagblad".
  4. ^ "Rotterdamsch Parool / De Schiedammer | 15 oktober 1968 | pagina 2".
  5. ^ "Nieuwe Leidsche Courant | 27 juli 1965 | pagina 3". Historische Kranten, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken.
  6. ^ "Dutch Medal winners 1968 Paralympic Games". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Paralympische wall of fame" (PDF). www.olympischstadion.nl. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2012.