Netherlands at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

Netherlands competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The team included 108 athletes, 75 men and 33 women.[1] Competitors from Netherlands won 45 medals, including 17 gold, 11 silver and 17 bronze to finish 8th in the medal table.[2]

Netherlands at the
1996 Summer Paralympics
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IPC codeNED
NPCNederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Websiteparalympisch.nl (in Dutch)
in Atlanta
Competitors108 (75 men and 33 women)
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
17
Silver
11
Bronze
17
Total
45
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Willem Noorduin Athletics Men's Shot Put F35
  Gold Jan Mulder
Pascal Schoots
Cycling track Men's Individual Pursuit Tandem open
  Gold Netherlands men's 7-a-side football team
Football 7-a-side Men
  Gold Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 100 m Backstroke S10
  Gold Kasper Engel Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5
  Gold Jurjen Engelsman Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9
  Gold Alwin Houtsma Swimming Men's 100 m Freestyle MH
  Gold Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 100 m Freestyle S10
  Gold Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 200 m Medley SM10
  Gold Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 400 m Freestyle S10
  Gold Alwin Houtsma Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle MH
  Gold Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle S10
  Gold Jacqueline Nannenberg Swimming Women's 100 m Backstroke S9
  Gold Syreeta van Amelsvoort Swimming Women's 100 m Butterfly S8
  Gold Ricky Molier Wheelchair tennis Men's Singles
  Gold Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch
Chantal Vandierendonck
Wheelchair tennis Women's Doubles
  Gold Maaike Smit Wheelchair tennis Women's Singles
  Silver Jappie Walstra Archery Men's Individual W2
  Silver Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9
  Silver Alwin de Groot Swimming Men's 100 m Butterfly S10
  Silver Rutger Sturkenboom Swimming Men's 100 m Freestyle S9
  Silver Jurjen Engelsman Swimming Men's 200 m Medley SM10
  Silver Rutger Sturkenboom Swimming Men's 200 m Medley SM9
  Silver Rutger Sturkenboom Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle S9
  Silver Syreeta van Amelsvoort Swimming Women's 200 m Medley SM8
  Silver Petra Reuvekamp Swimming Women's 400 m Freestyle S8
  Silver Netherlands women's wheelchair basketball team
Wheelchair basketball Women
  Silver Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch Wheelchair tennis Women's Singles
  Bronze Manfred Kooy Athletics Men's 800 m T37
  Bronze Willem Noorduin Athletics Men's Discus F35
  Bronze Joop Stokkel Equestrian Mixed Dressage grade III
  Bronze Jurgen Lentink Swimming Men's 100 m Backstroke B3
  Bronze Jurjen Engelsman Swimming Men's 100 m Backstroke S10
  Bronze Jurgen Lentink Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke B3
  Bronze Laurentius van Geel Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7
  Bronze Jurjen Engelsman Swimming Men's 100 m Freestyle S10
  Bronze Kasper Engel
Jurjen Engelsman
Rutger Sturkenboom
Alwin de Groot
Laurentius van Geel
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 m Medley S7-10
  Bronze Gerda Lampers Swimming Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6
  Bronze Petra Reuvekamp Swimming Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7
  Bronze Syreeta van Amelsvoort Swimming Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8
  Bronze Petra Reuvekamp Swimming Women's 100 m Freestyle S8
  Bronze Harold Kersten Table tennis Men's Singles 6
  Bronze Gertrudis Laemers Table tennis Women's Singles 4
  Bronze Ricky Molier
Eric Stuurman
Wheelchair tennis Men's Doubles
  Bronze Chantal Vandierendonck Wheelchair tennis Women's Singles

Source: www.paralympic.org[3] & www.olympischstadion.nl[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 1996 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 1996 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Dutch Medal winners 1996 Paralympic Games". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Paralympische wall of fame" (PDF). www.olympischstadion.nl. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2012.