Netherlands at the
1988 Winter 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 Calgary
Competitors11 (6 men, 5 women) in 1 sport
Flag bearer Jan Ykema (speedskating)
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
7
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Athletes from the Netherlands competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Yvonne van Gennip Speed skating Women's 1500 metres
 Gold Yvonne van Gennip Speed skating Women's 3000 metres
 Gold Yvonne van Gennip Speed skating Women's 5000 metres
 Silver Jan Ykema Speed skating Men's 500 metres
 Silver Leo Visser Speed skating Men's 5000 metres
 Bronze Gerard Kemkers Speed skating Men's 5000 metres
 Bronze Leo Visser Speed skating Men's 10000 metres

Speed skating

Main article: Speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Menno Boelsma 37.52 16
Hein Vergeer 37.80 24
Jan Ykema 36.76 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
1000 m Menno Boelsma 1:15.34 24
Hein Vergeer 1:14.62 15
Jan Ykema DNF
1500 m Hein Vergeer 1:56.63 27
5000 m Herbert Dijkstra 6:54.63 13
Gerard Kemkers 6:45.92 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Leo Visser 6:44.98 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
10,000 m Herbert Dijkstra 14:22.53 11
Gerard Kemkers 14:08.34 5
Leo Visser 14:00.55 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
The Dutch speedskating Olympic team
The Dutch speedskating Olympic team
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Christine Aaftink 41.22 17
Ingrid Haringa 41.12 15
1000 m Christine Aaftink 1:21.63 12
Ingrid Haringa 1:23.15 21
1500 m Yvonne van Gennip 2:00.68 OR 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Marieke Stam 2:07.00 12
3000 m Yvonne van Gennip 4:11.94 WR 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Ingrid Paul DSQ
Marieke Stam 4:28.92 16
5000 m Yvonne van Gennip 7:14.13 WR 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Ingrid Paul 7:40.67 14
Marieke Stam 7:38.02 13

References