Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

Netherlands competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included 95 athletes, 53 men and 42 women.[1] Competitors from Netherlands won 29 medals, including 5 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze to finish 27th in the medal table.[2]

Netherlands at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IPC codeNED
NPCNederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Websiteparalympisch.nl (in Dutch)
in Athens
Competitors95 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
5
Silver
12
Bronze
12
Total
29
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Kenny van Weeghel Athletics Men's 400 m T54
  Gold Gerben Last
Tonnie Heijnen
Table tennis Men's Teams 9
  Gold Robin Ammerlaan Wheelchair tennis Men's Singles
  Gold Maaike Smit
Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair tennis Women's Doubles
  Gold Esther Vergeer Wheelchair tennis Women's Singles
  Silver Kenny van Weeghel Athletics Men's 200 m T54
  Silver Willem Noorduin Athletics Men's Discus F36
  Silver Pieter Gruijters Athletics Men's Javelin F55-56
  Silver Pieter Gruijters Athletics Men's Pentathlon P54-58
  Silver Willem Noorduin Athletics Men's Shot Put F36
  Silver Jan Mulder
Pascal Schoots
Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit Tandem B1-3
  Silver Joop Stokkel Equestrian Mixed Dressage - Championship grade II
  Silver Udo Hessels
Marcel van de Veen
Mischa Rossen
Sailing Mixed Three Person Sonar
  Silver Kasper Engel Swimming Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5
  Silver Marion Nijhof Swimming Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11
  Silver Netherlands women's sitting volleyball team
Volleyball Women
  Silver Sonja Peters Wheelchair tennis Women's Singles
  Bronze Kenny van Weeghel Athletics Men's 100 m T54
  Bronze Johan Reekers Cycling Men's Handcycle Road Race HC Div B/C
  Bronze Gert Bolmer Equestrian Mixed Dressage - Championship grade II
  Bronze Gert Bolmer
Joop Stokkel
Sjerstin Vermeulen
Equestrian Mixed Dressage Team open
  Bronze Thierry Schmitter Sailing Mixed Single Person 2.4mr
  Bronze Mike van der Zanden Swimming Men's 100 m Freestyle S10
  Bronze Chantal Boonacker Swimming Women's 100 m Backstroke S8
  Bronze Marion Nijhof Swimming Women's 100 m Freestyle S11
  Bronze Marion Nijhof Swimming Women's 50 m Freestyle S11
  Bronze Pernille Thomsen Swimming Women's 50 m Freestyle S8
  Bronze Monique de Beer
Bas van Erp
Wheelchair tennis Quad Doubles
  Bronze Bas van Erp Wheelchair tennis Quad Singles

Source: www.paralympic.org[3]

SportsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Micha Janse T37 800m 2:15.13 5 Q N/A 2:15.41 5
1500m N/A 4:38.83 5
Kenny van Weeghel T54 100m 14.27 4 Q 14.30 1 Q 14.33  
200m 25.31 2 Q N/A 25.32  
400m N/A  

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Jos van der Donk F42 Javelin 46.83 - 4
Pieter Gruijters F55-56 Javelin 37.79 WR 1180  
F56 Shot put 9.78 - 11
P54-58 Pentathlon 5655  
Henk Jansen F57 Discus 41.20 - 5
F58 Javelin 34.51 - 8
Shot put 11.80 - 9
Albert van der Mee F12 Discus 37.51 - 8
Javelin 45.89 - 9
F13 Shot put 12.58 - 10
P13 Pentathlon DNS
Willem Noorduin F36 Discus 33.33 -  
Shot put 11.88 -  

Women's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Annette Roozen F42 Long jump 3.33 - 5
Marije Smits F42 Long jump 3.19 - 8

CyclingEdit

Men's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Cefas Bouman Men's handcycle road race HC div B/C 1:17:30 4
Men's handcycle time trial HC div B/C 18:20.47 4
Johan Reekers Men's handcycle road race HC div B/C 1:17:30  
Men's handcycle time trial HC div B/C 19:31.32 9
Jan Mulder
Bart Boom (pilot)
Men's road race/time trial tandem B1-3 - 7

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Jan Mulder
Pascal Schoots
Men's individual pursuit tandem B1-3 4:32.05 2 Q   Gonzalez (ESP) /
  Suarez (ESP)
W 4:27.98
2 Q   Modra (AUS) /
  Crowe (AUS)
L OVL
 

EquestrianEdit

IndividualEdit

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Gert Bolmer Mixed individual championship test grade II 68.727  
Mixed individual freestyle test grade II 73.389 5
Joop Stokkel Mixed individual championship test grade II 70.545  
Mixed individual championship test grade II 74.333 4
Sjerstin Vermeulen Mixed individual championship test grade IV 66.452 8
Mixed individual championship test grade IV 73.091 5

Mixed teamEdit

Athlete Event Total
Total Rank
Gert Bolmer
Joop Stokkel
Sjerstin Vermeulen
Team 413.082  

Football 7-a-sideEdit

The men's football 7-a-side team didn't win any medals: they were 6th out of 8 teams.

PlayersEdit

TournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Netherlands vs.   Brazil (BRA) 1 - 6 3
2 Netherlands vs.   Russia (RUS) 1 - 7
3 Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 6 - 1
5th/6th classification Netherlands vs.   Iran (IRI) 0 - 3 6

GoalballEdit

The women's goalball team didn't win any medals: they were 5th out of 8 teams.

PlayersEdit

TournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Netherlands vs.   Canada (CAN) 0 - 9 5
2 Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 0 - 2
3 Netherlands vs.   Japan (JPN) 1 - 1
4 Netherlands vs.   Finland (FIN) 1 - 8
5 Netherlands vs.   Germany (GER) 4 - 0
6 Netherlands vs.   Brazil (BRA) 3 - 1
7 Netherlands vs.   Greece (GRE) 6 - 1

SailingEdit

SwimmingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Kasper Engel S6 100m backstroke 1:31.09 11 Did not advance
SB5 100m breaststroke 1:36.03 2 Q 1:35.98  
Joost de Hoogh S10 400m freestyle 4:28.82 3 Q 4:24.86 5
100m backstroke 1:08.76 6 Q 1:08.41 7
SM10 200m individual medley 2:27.03 7 Q 2:23.70 5
Gert-Jan Schep S8 50m freestyle 30.32 6 Q 30.14 5
100m freestyle 1:06.86 11 Did not advance
100m backstroke 1:17.64 6 Q 1:17.74 6
SM8 200m individual medley N/A 2:40.90 5
Mike van der Zanden S10 50m freestyle 26.63 8 Q 26.49 7
100m freestyle 57.14 5 Q 56.47  
400m freestyle 4:29.47 5 Q 4:23.81 4
100m butterfly 1:01.80 5 Q 1:01.48 5

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Chantal Boonacker S8 50m freestyle 35.24 8 Q 35.21 8
100m freestyle 1:15.15 7 Q 1:16.07 7
400m freestyle 5:31.18 3 Q 5:31.51 4
100m backstroke 1:23.89 2 Q 1:24.13  
Marion Nijhof S11 50m freestyle 34.08 3 Q 33.58  
100m freestyle 1:13.61 1 Q 1:13.48  
100m backstroke 1:27.48 4 Q 1:26.17 5
SM11 200m individual medley N/A 3:10.32  
Pernille Thomsen S8 50m freestyle 32.98 3 Q 32.95  
100m freestyle 1:13.37 4 Q 1:12.46 4
100m backstroke 1:27.66 5 Q 1:27.92 5

Table tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nico Blok Men's singles 6   Kowalski (POL)
L 0–3
  Kusiak (NED)
W 3–1
  Abbadie (FRA)
W 3–0
2 Q N/A   Rosenmeier (DEN)
L 2–3
Did not advance
Harold Kersten   Arnold (GER)
L 0-3
  Hassan (EGY)
W 3-2
  Politsis (GRE)
W 3-1
3 Did not advance
Tonnie Heijnen Men's singles 9   Zborai (HUN)
L 0-3
  Andree (SWE)
W 3-1
N/A 2 Q Bye   Fraczyk (AUT)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Gerben Last   Cieslar (CZE)
L 2-3
  Alimardani (IRI)
W 3-0
  Gubica (CRO)
W 3-0
2 Q   Leibovitz (USA)
L 1-3
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jolanda Paardekam Women's singles 3   Mariage (FRA)
L 0–3
  Fukuzawa (JPN)
L 0–3
  Silva (CUB)
W 3–1
3 Did not advance

TeamsEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nico Blok
Harold Kersten
Men's team 6-7   France (FRA)
L 1–3
  Denmark (DEN)
L 2–3
  Sweden (SWE)
L 0–3
4 Did not advance
Tonnie Heijnen
Gerben Last
Men's team 9   Chinese Taipei (TPE)
W 3-1
  Croatia (CRO)
W 3-2
  Iran (IRI)
W 3-1
1 Q   United States (USA)
W 3-1
  Austria (AUT)
W 3-2
 

VolleyballEdit

The women's volleyball team won the silver medal after losing to China in the gold medal match.

PlayersEdit

TournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Netherlands vs.   China (CHN) 1 - 3 2 Q
2 Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 3 - 0
3 Netherlands vs.   Slovenia (SLO) 3 - 0
4 Netherlands vs.   Finland (FIN) 3 - 0
5 Netherlands vs.   Ukraine (UKR) 3 - 0
Semifinals Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 3 - 0 W
Gold medal final Netherlands vs.   China (CHN) 1 - 3  

Wheelchair basketballEdit

The men's basketball team didn't win any medals: they were defeated by Great Britain in the bronze medal game.

PlayersEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 82 - 66 1 Q
2 Netherlands vs.   Germany (GER) 52 - 63
3 Netherlands vs.   Japan (JPN) 76 - 47
4 Netherlands vs.   Iran (IRI) 83 - 51
5 Netherlands vs.   Greece (GRE) 95 - 34
Quarterfinals Netherlands vs.   Italy (ITA) 70 - 64 W
Semifinals Netherlands vs.   Canada (CAN) 70 - 91 L
Bronze medal final Netherlands vs.   Great Britain (GBR) 66 - 82 4

The women's basketball team didn't win any medals: they were 7th out of 8 teams.

PlayersEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Netherlands vs.   Australia (AUS) 25 - 30 4
2 Netherlands vs.   United States (USA) 38 - 57
3 Netherlands vs.   Great Britain (GBR) 30 - 36
Quarterfinals Netherlands vs.   Canada (CAN) 46 - 65 L
Semifinals Netherlands vs.   Japan (JPN) 52 - 54 L
7th/8th classification Netherlands vs.   Great Britain (GBR) 48 - 30 7

Wheelchair tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Robin Ammerlaan Open Men's singles   Larsson (SWE)
W 6–0, 6–0
  Weekes (AUS)
W 6–0, 6–0
  Majdi (FRA)
W 6-0, 6-1
  Saida (JPN)
W 6-4, 3-6, 7-6
  Welch (USA)
W 7-5, 1-6, 6-4
  Hall (AUS)
W 6-2, 6-1  
Eric Stuurman   Nakano (JPN)
W 6-3, 6-1
  Mira (ESP)
W 6-2, 6-0
  Kruszelnicki (POL)
L 5-7, 6-0, 4-6
Did not advance
Robin Ammerlaan
Eric Stuurman
Men's doubles N/A   Lee (KOR) /
  Kwak (KOR)
W 6-3, 6-1
  Jaroszewski (POL) /
  Kruszelnicki (POL)
W 6-2, 6-3
  Jeremiasz (FRA) /
  Majdi (FRA)
L 2-6, 2-6
  Bonaccurso (AUS) /
  Hall (AUS)
L 4-6, 7-6, 4-6

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jiske Griffioen Open Women's singles   Young (KOR)
L 4-6, 6-4, 6-7
Did not advance
Sonja Peters   Suter Erath (SUI)
W 6-4, 6-4
  Ohmae (JPN)
W 6-3, 6-2
  Siegers (GER)
W 7-6, 6-3
  Di Toro (AUS)
W 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
  Vergeer (NED)
L 2-6, 0-6  
Maaike Smit   Clark (USA)
W 6-2, 6-3
  Forshaw (GBR)
L 4-6, 6-7
Did not advance
Esther Vergeer   Blake (GBR)
W 6-0, 6-1
  Lu (TPE)
W 6-0, 6-0
  Khanthasit (THA)
W 6-3, 6-1
  Gravellier (FRA)
W 6-3, 6-1
  Peters (NED)
W 6-2, 6-0  
Jiske Griffioen
Sonja Peters
Women's doubles N/A   Khanthasit (THA) /
  Techamaneewat (THA)
L 2-6, 3-6
Did not advance
Maaike Smit
Esther Vergeer
N/A   Fabre (FRA) /
  Gravellier (FRA)
W 6-2, 6-3
  Ohmae (JPN) /
  Yaosa (JPN)
W 6-2, 6-0
  Khanthasit (THA) /
  Techamaneewat (THA)
W 6-0, 6-4  

QuadsEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Monique de Beer Open Quads' singles   McPhate (CAN)
W 6–1, 6–2
  Taylor (USA)
L 2-6, 2-6
Did not advance
Bas van Erp   Araya (CHI)
W 6-1, 6-0
  Eccleston (GBR)
W 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
  Norfolk (GBR)
L 2-6, 3-6
  Taylor (USA)
W 6-4, 7-6  
Monique de Beer
Bas van Erp
Quads' doubles N/A   Polidori (ITA) /
  Raffaele (ITA)
W 6-3, 6-1
  Eccleston (GBR) /
  Norfolk (GBR)
L 6-2, 5-7, 1-6
  Hunter (CAN) /
  McPhate (CAN)
W 6-3, 6-1  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Dutch Medal winners 2004 PG". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 October 2012.