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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
Ineke Yperlaan
Captain Yasemin Smit
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 2 (first in 2005)
Best result 3rd, bronze medalist(s) (2015)
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1979)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1977, 1999)
European Championship
Appearances 16 (first in 1985)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1985, 1987, 1988, 1993)

Contents

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Position
  2000 4th place
  2004 did not qualify
  2008  
  2012 did not qualify
  2016 did not qualify

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Position
  1986  
  1991  
  1994  
  1998  
  2001 9th place
  2003 6th place
  2005 10th place
  2007 9th place
  2009 5th place
  2011 7th place
  2013 7th place
  2015  
  2017 9th place

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  

World LeagueEdit

World CupEdit

Holiday CupEdit

LEN Europa CupEdit

Year Position
  2018 4th place

Current squadEdit

Roster at the 2016 Women's European Water Polo Championship.

No. Name Date of birth Position L/R Height Weight
1 Aarts, LauraLaura Aarts 10 August 1996 Goalkeeper R 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (150 lb)
2 Smit, YaseminYasemin Smit 21 November 1984 Driver R 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 71 kg (157 lb)
3 Genee, DagmarDagmar Genee 31 January 1989 Point R 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb)
4 van der Sloot, SabrinaSabrina van der Sloot 16 March 1991 Driver R 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb)
5 Genee, AmarensAmarens Genee 22 February 1991 Driver R 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb)
6 Stomphorst, NomiNomi Stomphorst 23 August 1992 Wing R 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb)
7 Nijhuis, MarloesMarloes Nijhuis 14 March 1991 Driver R 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)
8 Sevenich, VivianVivian Sevenich 28 February 1993 Centre Forward L 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 74 kg (163 lb)
9 Megens, MaudMaud Megens 6 February 1996 Driver R 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 68 kg (150 lb)
10 van Toorn, IsabellaIsabella van Toorn 9 July 1995 Driver R 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb)
11 Klaassen, LiekeLieke Klaassen 23 April 1991 Point R 182 cm (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb)
12 van der Molen, LeonieLeonie van der Molen 25 May 1987 Centre Forward R 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb)
13 Willemsz, DebbyDebby Willemsz 10 May 1994 Goalkeeper R 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb)

Past squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BCN 2009 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "BCN 2011 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "BCN 2013 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "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)