Netherlands at the 2022 Winter Paralympics

Netherlands competed at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China which took place between 4–13 March 2022.[1][2] In total, eight competitors competed in two sports.[3]

Netherlands at the
2022 Winter Paralympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IPC codeNED
NPCNederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Websiteparalympisch.nl (in Dutch)
in Beijing, China
4 March 2022 (2022-03-04) – 13 March 2022 (2022-03-13)
Competitors8 (5 men and 3 women) in 2 sports
Flag bearers (opening)
Flag bearer (closing)Niels de Langen
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
4
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

AdministrationEdit

Retired wheelchair tennis player Esther Vergeer served as Chef de Mission.[1][4]

Para-snowboarders Lisa Bunschoten and Chris Vos were the flagbearers for the Netherlands during the opening ceremony.[2][4] Para-alpine skier Niels de Langen was the flagbearer during the closing ceremony.[5]

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Chris Vos Snowboarding Men's banked slalom (SB-LL1) 11 March
  Silver Jeroen Kampschreur Alpine skiing Men's super combined (sitting) 7 March
  Silver Niels de Langen Alpine skiing Men's slalom (sitting) 13 March
  Bronze Niels de Langen Alpine skiing Men's super combined (sitting) 7 March

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 4 1 5
Snowboarding 1 2 3
Total 5 3 8

Alpine skiingEdit

Barbara van Bergen, Floris Meijer, Jeroen Kampschreur, Niels de Langen and Jeffrey Stuut competed in alpine skiing.[3][6] The sit skis used by the sitting alpine skiers were enhanced based on research by the Delft University of Technology.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Class Run 1 Run 2 Final/Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jeroen Kampschreur Downhill Sitting 1:19.08 5
Niels de Langen 1:20.29 6
Floris Meijer DNF
Jeffrey Stuut Standing 1:20.89 17
Jeroen Kampschreur Super-G Sitting 1:12.25 5
Niels de Langen 1:12.66 6
Floris Meijer 1:15.67 7
Jeffrey Stuut Standing 1:20.89 17
Jeroen Kampschreur Super combined Sitting 1:11.99 3 38.52 1 1:50.51  
Niels de Langen 1:13.04 4 40.36 4 1:53.40  
Floris Meijer 1:14.25 5 Did not finish
Jeffrey Stuut Standing Did not finish
Jeroen Kampschreur Giant slalom Sitting 59.00 2 38.52 Did not finish
Niels de Langen 1:06.92 15 59.58 4 2:06.50 7
Floris Meijer 1:07.01 17 1:02.18 8 2:09.19 10
Jeffrey Stuut Standing 1:04.85 20 1:02.25 19 2:07.10 20
Jeroen Kampschreur Slalom Sitting 41.58 2 Did not finish
Niels de Langen 44.89 5 52.29 2 1:37.18  
Floris Meijer Did not finish
Jeffrey Stuut Standing 51.32 28 1:00.72 21 1:52.04 22
Women
Athlete Event Class Run 1 Run 2 Final/Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Barbara van Bergen Downhill Sitting DNF
Super-G 1:28.42 4
Super combined 1:23.76 3 Did not finish
Giant slalom 1:02.15 3 1:09.65 5 2:11.80 5
Slalom DSQ

SnowboardingEdit

Renske van Beek, Lisa Bunschoten and Chris Vos competed in snowboarding.[3][8][9]

Banked slalom
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Chris Vos Men's SB-LL1 1:12.08 1:12.06 1:12.06  
Renske van Beek Women's SB-LL2 1:23.26 1:23.35 1:23.26 11
Lisa Bunschoten 1:19.02 1:19.00 1:19.00 7
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Position Position Position
Chris Vos Men's SB-LL1 1:25.48 1:09.02 8 Q 2 Q 2 FA 4
Renske van Beek Women's SB-LL2 DNF 1:25.99 12 Q 4 Did not advance
Lisa Bunschoten 1:12.09 1:12.63 3 Q 2 Q 1 FA DNF

Qualification legend: Q - Qualify to next round; FA - Qualify to medal final; FB - Qualify to consolation final

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lisa Bunschoten en Chris Vos vlaggendragers TeamNL bij opening Paralympische Spelen". NOC*NSF (in Dutch). 3 February 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Snowboarders Bunschoten en Vos vlaggendragers bij opening Paralympics". NU.nl (in Dutch). 3 February 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Vijf alpineskiërs en drie snowboarders naar Paralympische Spelen Beijing". Team NL (in Dutch). 17 February 2022. Retrieved 19 February 2022.
  4. ^ a b Brennan, Eliott (7 February 2022). "Bunschoten and Vos named Paralympic flag bearers for The Netherlands". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 8 February 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Zitskiër De Langen draagt vlag bij sluitingsceremonie Paralympische Spelen". NU.nl (in Dutch). 12 March 2022. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Alpine Skiing Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  7. ^ Burke, Patrick (8 March 2022). "Extensive sit ski research project contributes to Dutch medals at Beijing 2022". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 8 March 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "Sport Week: Ones to watch for Para Snowboard". Paralympic.org. 15 February 2022. Retrieved 15 February 2022.
  9. ^ "Snowboarding Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2022. Retrieved 12 March 2022.