Netherlands at the 1972 Winter Olympics

Athletes from the Netherlands competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

Netherlands at the
1972 Winter Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
(HOL used at these Games)
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Sapporo
Competitors11 (5 men, 6 women) in 2 sports
Flag bearerAtje Keulen-Deelstra (speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
9
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Ard Schenk Speed skating Men's 1500 metres
  Gold Ard Schenk Speed skating Men's 5000 metres
  Gold Ard Schenk Speed skating Men's 10,000 metres
  Gold Stien Baas-Kaiser Speed skating Women's 3000 metres
  Silver Kees Verkerk Speed skating Men's 10,000 metres
  Silver Atje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 1000 metres
  Silver Stien Baas-Kaiser Speed skating Women's 1500 metres
  Bronze Atje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 1500 metres
  Bronze Atje Keulen-Deelstra Speed skating Women's 3000 metres

Figure skatingEdit

Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
Dianne de Leeuw Women's singles 15 16 2298.7 143 16

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Jappie van Dijk 43.03 32
Ard Schenk 43.40 34
Eddy Verheijen 42.67 25
1500 m Jan Bols 2:06.58 5
Ard Schenk 2:02.96 OR  
Eddy Verheijen 2:10.96 19
Kees Verkerk 2:07.43 8
5000 m Jan Bols 7:39.40 8
Ard Schenk 7:23.61  
Kees Verkerk 7:39.17 6
10,000 m Jan Bols 15:17.99 4
Ard Schenk 15:01.35 OR  
Kees Verkerk 15:04.70  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Ellie van den Brom 45.62 10
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 44.89 6
Trijnie Rep 46.60 20
1000 m Ellie van den Brom 1:32.60 7
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 1:31.61  
Trijnie Rep 1:35.82 24
1500 m Stien Baas-Kaiser 2:21.05  
Ellie van den Brom 2:22.27 4
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 2:22.05  
3000 m Stien Baas-Kaiser 4:52.14 OR  
Atje Keulen-Deelstra 4:59.91  
Sippie Tigchelaar 5:01.67 4

ReferencesEdit