Femke Boelen
Personal information
Born (1968-05-05) 5 May 1968 (age 53)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
ClubWillem III, Amsterdam
Medal record

Femke Boelen (born 5 May 1968) is a retired Dutch rower. In 1994 she won a world title in the coxless fours and finished in fourth place in the coxed eights. Next year she won a bronze medal in the coxed eights; she finished in sixth place in this event at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Boelen retired from competitions in 1997 and worked as a coach at her rowing club Willem III in Amsterdam.[2] Her father Herman is also an Olympic rower and rowing coach,[1] while her husband is the rower Hans Lycklama.[3]


  1. ^ a b Femke Boelen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Femke Boelen at World Rowing
  3. ^ Susanna Dallinga, Het zit in de familie, February 2014, at roeined.nl