Netherlands at the
1964 Summer Paralympics
IPC codeNED
NPCNederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Websiteparalympisch.nl (in Dutch)
in Tokyo
Competitors11 (7 men, 4 women)[1][2]
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
4
Silver
6
Bronze
4
Total
14
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

Netherlands competed at the 1964 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan. The team included 8 athletes, 5 men and 3 women.[3] Competitors from Netherlands won 14 medals, including 4 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze to finish 10th in the medal table.[4]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Elka Gaarlandt[5] Swimming Women's 50 m Breaststroke complete class 3
 Gold Cor Prins Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle Prone special class
 Gold Cor Prins Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle Supine special class
 Gold Gerard Jacobs
Marion de Groot
Table tennis Men's Doubles A1
 Silver Peter Blanker Archery Men's Albion Round open
 Silver Peter Blanker[6] Archery Men's FITA Round open
 Silver Elka Gaarlandt[7][8] Athletics Women's Slalom open
 Silver Marion de Groot Swimming Women's 25 m Freestyle Supine complete class 1
 Silver Dik Kruidenier Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle Prone cauda equina
 Silver Gerard Jacobs Table tennis Men's Singles A1
 Bronze E. O'Brien Athletics Women's Slalom open
 Bronze Marion de Groot Swimming Women's 25 m Freestyle Supine incomplete class 1
 Bronze Dik Kruidenier Swimming Men's 50 m Breaststroke complete class 5
 Bronze Marion de Groot Table tennis Men's Singles A1

Source: www.paralympic.org[9] & www.olympischstadion.nl[10]

Competitors

A team of 7 men and 3 women were announced in the newspaper on 23 October 1964.[11] In the newspaper of 20 November (after the Paralympics) was written "ten became eleven".

The name of the 11th person was not named.

Men
Women

Archery

The Dutch team consisted of three archers.[12]

Athletics

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Swimming

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Table tennis

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See also

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Participation Numbers Stoke Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Medal Standings Stoke Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ [4]
  7. ^ [5]
  8. ^ [6]
  9. ^ "Dutch Medal winners 1964 Paralympic Games". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
  10. ^ "Paralympische wall of fame" (PDF). www.olympischstadion.nl. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  11. ^ [7]
  12. ^ "Geert Imming (80) uit Weiteveen deed mee aan de Paralympics in 1964. 'Nee, ik vraag me niet af waarom ik twee keer een ernstig ongeluk kreeg'". Dagblad van het Noorden.