Netherlands at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
(HOL used at these Games)
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Montreal
Competitors108 (72 men, 36 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer André Bolhuis
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The Netherlands competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 108 competitors, 72 men and 36 women, took part in 58 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists

The Netherlands finished in 29th position in the final medal rankings, with two silver medals and three bronze medals.

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.99 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:16.07
  • Final — 28:25.04 (→ 10th place)

Men's Marathon

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists represented the Netherlands in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Hockey at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated India (3-1)
  • Defeated Malaysia (2-0)
  • Defeated Australia (2-1)
  • Defeated Argentina (1-0)
  • Defeated Canada (3-1)
  • Lost to Australia (1-2)
  • Lost to Pakistan (2-3) → Fourth place

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated Mexico (5-3)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-2)
  • Defeated Romania (6-5)
  • Defeated West Germany (3-2)
  • Tied with Romania (4-4)
  • Lost to Hungary (3-5)
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (5-3)
  • Tied with Italy (3-3) →
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    Bronze Medal

References

  1. ^ "Netherlands at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2015.