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Netherlands women's national water polo team

The Netherlands women's national water polo team is the national team of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was one of the leading teams in the world during the 1980s and 1990s. More recently they claimed the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The team is governed by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Zwembond (KNZB).

Netherlands
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Association Royal Dutch Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Arno Havenga
Asst coach Evangelos Doudesis
Captain Dagmar Genee
FINA code NED
Olympic Games
Appearances 2 (first in 2000)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2008)
World Championships
Appearances 13 (first in 1986)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1991)
World League
Appearances 6 (first in 2005)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (2018)
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1979)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1977, 1999)
European Championship
Appearances 17 (first in 1985)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1985, 1987, 1988, 1993, 2018)

Contents

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  2000 4th place 7 3 0 4 35 36 Squad
  2004 did not qualify
  2008   6 3 1 2 52 50 Squad
  2012 did not qualify
  2016 did not qualify

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1986   9 7 0 2 111 49
  1991   7 6 0 1 71 47
  1994   7 5 0 2 73 39
  1998   8 7 0 1 71 33
  2001 9th place 5 1 0 4 21 34
  2003 6th place 6 3 2 1 63 34 Squad
  2005 10th place 6 2 0 4 33 43 Squad
  2007 9th place 6 3 0 3 52 47 Squad
  2009 5th place 7 5 1 1 72 64 Squad
  2011 7th place 7 3 2 2 70 56 Squad
  2013 7th place 7 3 1 3 95 71 Squad
  2015   7 4 1 2 78 38 Squad
  2017 9th place 6 4 0 2 78 42 Squad

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Position
  1985  
  1987  
  1989  
  1991  
 1993  
  1995  
  1997  
  1999  
  2001 5th place
  2003 4th place
  2006 5th place
  2008 5th place
  2010  
  2012 6th place
  2014  
  2016  
  2018  

World LeagueEdit

World CupEdit

Holiday CupEdit

LEN Europa CupEdit

Year Position
  2018 4th place

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2018 Women's European Water Polo Championship.[1]

Head coach: Arno Havenga

No Name Date of birth Position L/R Height Weight Club
1 Laura Aarts (1996-08-10) 10 August 1996 (age 22) Goalkeeper R 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 80 kg (180 lb)   Dunaújvárosi FVE
2 Maud Megens (1996-02-06) 6 February 1996 (age 22) Field player R 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 71 kg (157 lb)   USC
3 Dagmar Genee (C) (1989-01-31) 31 January 1989 (age 29) Centre back R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)   UZSC Utrecht
4 Sabrina van der Sloot (1991-03-16) 16 March 1991 (age 27) Wing R 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
5 Iris Wolves (1994-05-09) 9 May 1994 (age 24) Centre forward R 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb)   Polar Bears
6 Nomi Stomphorst (1992-08-23) 23 August 1992 (age 26) Wing R 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb)   GZC Donk
7 Bente Rogge (1997-10-02) 2 October 1997 (age 20) Defender R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb)   Arizona State Sun Devils
8 Vivian Sevenich (1993-02-28) 28 February 1993 (age 25) Centre forward L 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb)   UVSE
9 Kitty-Lynn Joustra (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 20) Centre forward R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 78 kg (172 lb)   California Golden Bears
10 Ilse Koolhaas (1997-06-11) 11 June 1997 (age 21) Defender R 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 76 kg (168 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
11 Rozanne Voorvelt (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 17) Defender R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb)   ZVL-1886
12 Brigitte Sleeking (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 20) Field player R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb)   CN Sant Andreu
13 Debby Willemsz (1994-05-10) 10 May 1994 (age 24) Goalkeeper R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)   CN Mataró

Past squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Roster" (PDF). wp2018bcn.microplustiming.com. 16 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "BCN 2009 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "BCN 2011 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "BCN 2013 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "BCN 2015 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 

External linksEdit

  • Official website
  • Press Info issued by the Dutch Swimming Federation
  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)