|Netherlands at the|
1900 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Dutch Olympic Committee*|
Dutch Sports Federation
|Competitors||29 in 6 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
The Netherlands first competed at the Summer Olympic Games at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.
Arie van der Velden
|Sailing||3 to 10 ton (Race 1)||May 24|
|Rowing||Men's coxed four||August 27|
|Solko van den Bergh
Dirk Boest Gips
|Shooting||Men's 50 metre free pistol Team||August 1|
|Johannes Drost||Swimming||Men's 200 metre backstroke||August 12|
||Rowing||Men's eight||August 26|
Additionally Netherlands competitors won gold medals in Rowing for the Mixed Team. In the final Netherlands team switch coxswains to unknown French boy to reduce weight.
|Mixed Team||Minerva Amsterdam
unknown French boy
|Rowing||Men's coxed pair||August 26|
Main article: Swimming at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Netherlands had 4 swimmers compete in 1900. Drost won a bronze medal; two others made their event finals but did not medal.
|Herman de By||Men's 200 metre freestyle||3:10.4||2||Did not advance|
|Eduard Meijer||Men's 4000 metre freestyle||1:17:55.4||2 q||1:16:37.2||5|
|Johannes Bloemen||Men's 200 metre backstroke||3:09.2||1 Q||3:02.2||4|
|Johannes Drost||3:10.2||2 q||3:01.0|
Main article: Archery at the 1900 Summer Olympics
6 Dutch archers competed in the first Olympic archery competition. The Netherlands did not win any medals in the competition. None of the names of the Dutch archers are known. They competed only in the Sur la Perche à la Herse and Sur la Perche à la Pyramide events, though whether all six competed in both or if any or all competed in only one is also unknown.
Main article: Fencing at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Netherlands first competed in fencing at the Olympics in the sport's second appearance. The nation sent one fencer.
|Antonius van Nieuwenhuizen||Men's masters épée||Unknown||3–6||N/A||Did not advance|
Main article: Rowing at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Netherlands had 3 boats, all from the Minerva Amsterdam club, compete in the first Olympic rowing competitions. They won 1 medal of each color. Because the unknown cox in the coxed pair final was a French boy, the gold medal is often credited as a mixed team medal rather than a Dutch one.
||Men's coxed pair||N/A||6:56.0||2 Q||7:34.2|
||Men's coxed four||N/A||6:02.0||1 QB||6:03.0|
||Men's eight||N/A||4:59.2||1 Q||6:23.0|
Main article: Sailing at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Dutch had one boat in the first Olympic sailing competition. The Dutch team competed in both races of the 3–10 ton class, winning silver and taking 4th. They also competed in the open class, but did not finish.
||3–10 ton class
||3–10 ton class
Main article: Shooting at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Netherlands' first Olympic appearance included competing in the shooting events. Dutch shooters competed in the military pistol and military rifle sets of events.
|Antonius Bouwens||Men's 50 metre free pistol||390||15|
|Dirk Boest Gips||437||6|
|Solko van den Bergh||331||18|
|Men's 50 metre free pistol, team||1876|
|Antonius Bouwens||Men's 300 metre free rifle, standing||238||28|
|Solko van den Bergh||239||26|
|Antonius Bouwens||Men's 300 metre free rifle, kneeling||296||11|
|Solko van den Bergh||274||20|
|Antonius Bouwens||Men's 300 metre free rifle, prone||278||26|
|Solko van den Bergh||292||20|
|Antonius Bouwens||Men's 300 metre free rifle, three positions||812||25|
|Solko van den Bergh||805||27|
|Men's 300 metre free rifle, team||4221||5|