Netherlands at the 1992 Summer Olympics

The Netherlands competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 201 competitors, 117 men and 84 women, took part in 105 events in 20 sports.[1]

Netherlands at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Barcelona
Competitors201 (117 men, 84 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Carina Benninga (field hockey)
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
7
Total
15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

The only elimination victory for the Dutch archers came from Erwin Verstegen, who won in the round of 32 before being defeated in the second round. Three archers did not make it to the elimination rounds.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Verstegen, Vogels, and Camps — Round of 16 (0-1) → 9th place

Women's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Van Rozendaal, Verstegen, and Van Dyck — Round of 16 (0-1) → 12th place

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Robin van Helden 800 m 1:48.05 4 Q N/A 1:46.98 5 Did not advance
Marko Koers 1:46.88 2 Q N/A 1:52.23 7 Did not advance
Marcel Versteeg 5000 m 13:35.95 2 Q N/A 13:48.32 15
Bert van Vlaanderen Marathon N/A 2:15.47 15
Tonnie Dirks N/A DNF
Harold van Beek 50 kilometres walk N/A 4:24.18 31
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Robert de Wit Result 10.09 7.02 15.48 2.00 49.24 14.89 48.34 4.80 61.36 4:41.39 8109 10
Points 841 818 819 803 850 863 836 849 749 672
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nelli Cooman 100 m 11.47 3 Q 11.55 5 Did not advance
Ellen van Langen 800 m 1:59.86 2 Q N/A 2:00.68 2 Q 1:55.54   Gold
Stella Jongmans 2:02.26 5 Did not advance
Christien Toonstra 10000 m 32:07.42 5 Q N/A 31:47.38 11

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Miguel Dias Bantamweight   Klai (TUN)
L 17–1
Did not advance
Orhan Delibaş Light Middleweight   Choi (KOR)
W 3–0
  Boonsingkarn (THA)
W RSC-2
  Márquez (USA)
W 16-12
  Reid (GBR)
W 8-3
  Lemus (CUB)
L 1-6
  Silver
Raymond Joval Middleweight   Aliu (SAM)
W RSC-3
  Dine (ALG)
L 14-22
Did not advance
Arnold Vanderlyde Heavyweight   Leti (SAM)
W 14-0
  Chae (KOR)
W 14-13
  Douglas (IRL)
W RSC-1
  Savón (CUB)
L 3-23
Did not advance   Bronze
Jerry Nijman Super Heavyweight   Rostami (IRI)
W 9-5
  Fischer (GER)
L 5-22
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Seventeen cyclists, thirteen men and four women, represented the Netherlands in 1992.

RoadEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Rob Compas Road race 4:36:33 72
Erik Dekker 4:35:22   Silver
Richard Groenendaal 4:35:56 17
John den Braber
Pelle Kil
Bart Voskamp
Jaap ten Kortenaar
Team time trial 2:07:49 7
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Monique Knol Road race 2:05:03   Bronze
Leontien van Moorsel 2:05:03 23
Petra Grimbergen 2:05:03 29

TrackEdit

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 2 Repechage 2 Repechage 2 final Round 3 Repechage 3 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Dirk Jan van Hameren Men's sprint 11.284
63.807
17   Neiwand (AUS)
  González (COL)
L
  Andrews (NZL)
L
Did not advance
Ingrid Haringa Women's sprint 11.419
63.052
1   Wang (CHN)
  Razmaitė (LTU)
W12.179
63.497
N/A   Kuroki (JPN)
W12.662,W 12.792
  Neumann (GER)
W12.263,L,L
  Ballanger (GER)
W12.402,W12.400
  Bronze
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Quarter-finals Semifinals Finals Rank
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Opponent
Results
Opponent
Results
Servais Knaven Men's individual pursuit 4:40.436 12q Group B-Heat 1
  Baldrián (TCH)
W4:27.954
Did not advance 9
Servais Knaven
Niels van der Steen
Gerben Broeren
Erik Cent
Men's team pursuit 4:25.693 12 Did not advance
Leontien van Moorsel Women's individual pursuit 3:46.956 7Q Heat 3
  Rossner (GER)
L3:49.795
Did not advance 8
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Dirk Jan van Hameren Men's track time trial 1:05.524 9
Points race
Athlete Event Points Rank
Léon van Bon Points race 43   Silver

DivingEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Edwin Jongejans Men's 3 metre springboard 383.13 7 581.40 7
Daphne Jongejans Women's 3 metre springboard 277.29 14 Did not advance

HockeyEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Head coach: Hans Jorritsma

Group play

Teams P W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Pakistan 5 5 0 0 20 6 +14 10
  Netherlands 5 4 0 1 20 10 +10 8
  Spain 5 3 0 2 15 11 +4 6
  New Zealand 5 1 0 4 7 12 –5 2
  CIS 5 1 0 4 12 20 –8 2
  Malaysia 5 1 0 4 9 24 –15 2

Semi final

5 August 1992
17:00
Australia   3 – 2   Netherlands
Lewis   3'
Bodimeade   25'
Wark   37'
Report Bovelander   19'61'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo Valera (ESP)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)

Bronze medal match

8 August 1992
17:00
Netherlands   3 – 4   Pakistan
Delissen   20'
Veen   22'
Weterings   69'
Report Shahbaz   55'
Bashir   63'68'
Ibrahim   67'
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Graham Dennis Nash (GBR)

Women's tournamentEdit

Head Coach: Roelant Oltmans

Group play

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
  Great Britain 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 4
  Netherlands 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 4
  New Zealand 3 0 0 3 2 10 –8 0
27 July 1992
20:00
Netherlands   2 – 1   Great Britain
van der Ben   33'
de Ruiter   56'
Report
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Virginia Laje Davilla (ESP)

29 July 1992
20:00
Netherlands   2 – 0   New Zealand
van der Ben   12'28' Report
Umpires:
Margaret Louise Lanning (CAN)
Renee Chatas (USA)

2 August 1992
16:00
South Korea   2 – 0   Netherlands
Lee Kyoung-Hei   8'
Yang Hea-Sook   41'
Report
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Maria Salobrar Hernandez (ESP)

Fifth to eighth place classification

4 August 1992
17:30
Netherlands   2 – 0   Canada
van der Ben   55'
Steenberghe   61'
Report
Umpires:
Virginia Laje Davilla (ESP)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

Fifth and sixth place

6 August 1992
17:30
Australia   2 – 0   Netherlands
Powell   49'
Annan   50'
Report
Umpires:
Jane Robertson (GBR)
Margaret Louise Lanning (CAN)

RowingEdit

Rowing events, finishes, and competitors:[2]

Men's single sculls – 16th place
Frans Göbel
Men's double sculls – 3rd place (bronze medal)
Henk-Jan Zwolle, Nico Rienks
Men's coxless pair – 8th place
Sjors van Iwaarden, Kai Compagner
Men's quadruple sculls – 5th place
Hans Kelderman, Ronald Florijn, Koos Maasdijk, Rutger Arisz
Men's coxless four – 5th place
Bart Peters, Niels van der Zwan, Jaap Krijtenburg, Sven Schwarz
Women's single sculls – 8th place
Irene Eijs
Women's double sculls – 10th place
Rita de Jong, Marie-José de Groot
Women's quadruple sculls – 4th place
Laurien Vermulst, Marjan Pentenga, Anita Meiland, Harriet van Ettekoven

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Stephan van den Berg Men's Lechner A-390 13 20 19 51 18 17 5.7 0 0 25 117.70 7
Ben Kouwenhoven
Jan Kouwenhoven
'Men's 470 20 44 31 15 25 36 5.7 N/A 132.70 16
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Dorien de Vries Women's Lechner A-390 10 3 8 8 13 10 8 5.7 3 31 68.7   Bronze

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Marcel Wouda 400m freestyle 3:55.70 18 Did not advance
200m individual medley 2:05.95 22 Did not advance
400m individual medley 4:28.51 19 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Inge de Bruijn 50m freestyle 25.86 3 25.84 8
100m butterfly 1:01.12 4 Did not advance
Karin Brienesse 100m freestyle 55.98 2 56.59 8
100m butterfly 1:01.33 5 Did not advance
Kira Bulten 100m breaststroke 1:11.81 11 Did not advance
200m breaststroke 2:37.09 26 Did not advance
Ellen Elzerman 100m backstroke 1:03.96 17 Did not advance
200m backstroke 2:17.34 22 Did not advance
Martine Janssen 100m breaststroke 1:15.10 15 Did not advance
200m breaststroke 2:41.48 31 Did not advance
Marianne Muis 50m freestyle 26.43 11 Did not advance
Mildred Muis 100m freestyle 56.67 13 Did not advance
200m individual medley 2:19.10 19 Did not advance
Diana van der Plaats 200m freestyle 2:05.42 26 Did not advance
Diana van der Plaats
Mildred Muis
Marianne Muis
Karin Brienesse
Inge de Bruijn*
4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3:44.00 2 3:43.74 5
Ellen Elzerman
Kira Bulten
Inge de Bruijn
Marianne Muis
4 × 100 m medley relay 4:11.25 3 4:10.87 8

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Three synchronized swimmers represented the Netherlands in 1992.

Women's solo
Women's duet

TennisEdit

Men's singles competition

Men's doubles competition

Women's singles competition

VolleyballEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Semifinals
  • Defeated   Cuba (3-0)
  • Final
  • Lost to   Brazil (0-3) →   Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Women's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Classification Match
  • 5th/6th place: Lost to   Japan (1-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

Water poloEdit

Men's team competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Spain (6-12)
  • Lost to Italy (4-6)
  • Drew with Greece (4-4)
  • Lost to Cuba (9-11)
  • Drew with Hungary (13-13)
  • Classification Round (Group E)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (9-8)
  • Defeated France (15-8) → 9th place
  • Team Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Netherlands at the 1992 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Netherlands Rowing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2015.