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Reinder Aart Nummerdor (born 10 September 1976) is a Dutch volleyball player, who represented his native country at five consecutive Summer Olympics. Two times as a member of the indoor volleyball team in 2000 and 2004, and 3 more times after switching to beach volleyball.

Reinder Nummerdor
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Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
Men's volleyball
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Netherlands Team
Men's beach volleyball
World Beach Championships
Silver medal – second place 2015 The Hague Beach
European Beach Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Hamburg Beach
Silver medal – second place 2007 Valencia Beach

Having finished in fifth place in Sydney, Australia he ended up in ninth place with the Dutch Men's National Team four years later in Athens, Greece.[1] He earned a total number of 349 caps, and teamed up with Richard Schuil after the Athens Games for a career in beach volleyball. On 12 May 2007 in Bahrain, the two won their first FIVB World Tour gold medal. They won a silver medal in the same tour on 1 July in Stavanger. They reached the quarter-finals at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and the semi-finals in 2012.[2][3] They lost in the bronze medal match against Plavins and Smedins of Latvia.[3] Following Schuil's retirement, Nummerdor paired with Christiaan Varenhorst.

Nummerdor is married to the Dutch volleyball player Manon Nummerdor-Flier.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reinder Nummerdor at sports-reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Men's Beach Volleyball". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b "London 2012 – Men's Beach Volleyball". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
Awards
Preceded by
  Todd Rogers (USA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Best Defender"
2009
Succeeded by
  Todd Rogers (USA)
Preceded by
  Todd Rogers (USA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Best Defender"
2011
Succeeded by
  Mārtiņš Pļaviņš (LAT)
Preceded by
  Emanuel Rego (BRA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Most Inspirational"
2016
Succeeded by
  John Hyden (USA)