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Nienke Kingma (born 12 February 1982 in Driebergen) is a rower from the Netherlands.[1]

Nienke Kingma
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Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Eight
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Eight

Kingma took part in the World Championships of 2006 in the fours finishing fifth in Eton. A year later at the World Championships in Munich she was part of the double sculls and became 9th.[1]

She qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with the Dutch eights forming a team with Femke Dekker, Annemiek de Haan, Roline Repelaer van Driel, Annemarieke van Rumpt, Sarah Siegelaar, Marlies Smulders, Helen Tanger and cox Ester Workel.[1] This team went on to win the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing just under two seconds behind the winning US team.[2]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed for the Dutch team with Chantal Achterberg, Sytske de Groot, Roline Repelaer van Driel, Claudia Belderbos, Carline Bouw, Jacobine Veenhoven and cox Anne Schellekens. The team won the bronze medal.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Athlete biography: Nienke Kingma, beijing2008.cn, ret: 14 August 2008
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Women's Eight – Final". www.worldrowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  3. ^ "London 2012 – Women's Eight – Final". www.worldrowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 7 March 2015.