Netherlands at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeNED
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Barcelona
Competitors201 (117 men, 84 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Carina Benninga (field hockey)
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
7
Total
15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The Netherlands competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 201 competitors, 117 men and 84 women, took part in 105 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Ellen van Langen Athletics Women's 800m
 Gold Jos Lansink
Piet Raymakers
Jan Tops
Equestrian Team jumping
 Silver Orhan Delibaş Boxing Men's Light middleweight
 Silver Erik Dekker Cycling Men's Road Race
 Silver Léon van Bon Cycling Men's Points Race
 Silver Piet Raymakers Equestrian Individual jumping
 Silver Tineke Bartels
Ellen Bontje
Anky van Grunsven
Annemarie Sanders
Equestrian Team dressage
 Silver Netherlands men's national volleyball team
Volleyball Men's tournament
 Bronze Arnold Vanderlyde Boxing Men's Heavyweight
 Bronze Monique Knol Cycling Women's Road Race
 Bronze Ingrid Haringa Cycling Women's Sprint
 Bronze Theo Meijer Judo Men's -95 kg
 Bronze Irene de Kok Judo Women's -72 kg
 Bronze Nico Rienks
Henk-Jan Zwolle
Rowing Men's Double Sculls
 Bronze Dorien de Vries Sailing Women's Windglider

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1992 Summer Olympics

The only elimination victory for the Dutch archers came from Erwin Verstegen, who won in the round of 32 before being defeated in the second round. Three archers did not make it to the elimination rounds.

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Erwin Verstegen Men's individual 1279 28 Q  Fairweather (AUS)
W 107–98
 Barrs (USA)
L 104–106
Did not advance 9
Henk Vogels 1266 34 Did not advance 34
Berny Camps 1242 55 Did not advance 55
Erwin Verstegen
Henk Vogels
Berny Camps
Men's Team 3787 12 Q  Finland (FIN)
L 236-237
Did not advance 9
Jacqueline van Rozendaal Women's individual 1271 27 Q  Kvrivichvili (EUN)
L 102-108
Did not advance 20
Christel Verstegen 1275 25 Q  Williamson (GBR)
L 100-107
Did not advance 23
Adriana van Dyck 1154 59 Did not advance 5
Christel Verstegen
Jacqueline van Rozendaal
Adriana van Dyck
Women's Team 3700 14 Q  Finland (FIN)
L 230-230
Did not advance 12

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Robin van Helden 800 m 1:48.05 4 Q 1:46.98 5 Did not advance
Marko Koers 1:46.88 2 Q 1:52.23 7 Did not advance
Marcel Versteeg 5000 m 13:35.95 2 Q 13:48.32 15
Bert van Vlaanderen Marathon 2:15.47 15
Tonnie Dirks DNF
Harold van Beek 50 kilometres walk 4:24.18 31
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Robert de Wit Result 10.09 7.02 15.48 2.00 49.24 14.89 48.34 4.80 61.36 4:41.39 8109 10
Points 841 818 819 803 850 863 836 849 749 672
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nelli Cooman 100 m 11.47 3 Q 11.55 5 Did not advance
Ellen van Langen 800 m 1:59.86 2 Q 2:00.68 2 Q 1:55.54 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Stella Jongmans 2:02.26 5 Did not advance
Christien Toonstra 10000 m 32:07.42 5 Q 31:47.38 11

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Miguel Dias Bantamweight  Klai (TUN)
L 17–1
Did not advance
Orhan Delibaş Light Middleweight  Choi (KOR)
W 3–0
 Boonsingkarn (THA)
W RSC-2
 Márquez (USA)
W 16-12
 Reid (GBR)
W 8-3
 Lemus (CUB)
L 1-6
 Silver
Raymond Joval Middleweight  Aliu (SAM)
W RSC-3
 Dine (ALG)
L 14-22
Did not advance
Arnold Vanderlyde Heavyweight  Leti (SAM)
W 14-0
 Chae (KOR)
W 14-13
 Douglas (IRL)
W RSC-1
 Savón (CUB)
L 3-23
Did not advance  Bronze
Jerry Nijman Super Heavyweight  Rostami (IRI)
W 9-5
 Fischer (GER)
L 5-22
Did not advance

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Seventeen cyclists, thirteen men and four women, represented the Netherlands in 1992.

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Rob Compas Road race 4:36:33 72
Erik Dekker 4:35:22 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Richard Groenendaal 4:35:56 17
John den Braber
Pelle Kil
Bart Voskamp
Jaap ten Kortenaar
Team time trial 2:07:49 7
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Monique Knol Road race 2:05:03 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Leontien van Moorsel 2:05:03 23
Petra Grimbergen 2:05:03 29

Track

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 2 Repechage 2 Repechage 2 final Round 3 Repechage 3 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Dirk Jan van Hameren Men's sprint 11.284
63.807
17  Neiwand (AUS)
 González (COL)
L
 Andrews (NZL)
L
Did not advance
Ingrid Haringa Women's sprint 11.419
63.052
1  Wang (CHN)
 Razmaitė (LTU)
W12.179
63.497
 Kuroki (JPN)
W12.662,W 12.792
 Neumann (GER)
W12.263,L,L
 Ballanger (GER)
W12.402,W12.400
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Quarter-finals Semifinals Finals Rank
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Opponent
Results
Opponent
Results
Servais Knaven Men's individual pursuit 4:40.436 12q Group B-Heat 1
 Baldrián (TCH)
W4:27.954
Did not advance 9
Servais Knaven
Niels van der Steen
Gerben Broeren
Erik Cent
Men's team pursuit 4:25.693 12 Did not advance
Leontien van Moorsel Women's individual pursuit 3:46.956 7Q Heat 3
 Rossner (GER)
L3:49.795
Did not advance 8
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Dirk Jan van Hameren Men's track time trial 1:05.524 9
Points race
Athlete Event Points Rank
Léon van Bon Points race 43 2nd place, silver medalist(s)

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Edwin Jongejans Men's 3 metre springboard 383.13 7 581.40 7
Daphne Jongejans Women's 3 metre springboard 277.29 14 Did not advance

Hockey

Main article: Hockey at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men's tournament

Head coach: Hans Jorritsma

Group play

Teams P W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Pakistan 5 5 0 0 20 6 +14 10
 Netherlands 5 4 0 1 20 10 +10 8
 Spain 5 3 0 2 15 11 +4 6
 New Zealand 5 1 0 4 7 12 –5 2
 CIS 5 1 0 4 12 20 –8 2
 Malaysia 5 1 0 4 9 24 –15 2

Semi final

5 August 1992
17:00
Australia  3 – 2  Netherlands
Lewis field hockey ball 3'
Bodimeade field hockey ball 25'
Wark field hockey ball 37'
Report Bovelander field hockey ball 19'61'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo Valera (ESP)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)

Bronze medal match

8 August 1992
17:00
Netherlands  3 – 4  Pakistan
Delissen field hockey ball 20'
Veen field hockey ball 22'
Weterings field hockey ball 69'
Report Shahbaz field hockey ball 55'
Bashir field hockey ball 63'68'
Ibrahim field hockey ball 67'
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Graham Dennis Nash (GBR)

Women's tournament

Head Coach: Roelant Oltmans

Group play

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
 Great Britain 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 4
 Netherlands 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 4
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 2 10 –8 0
27 July 1992
20:00
Netherlands  2 – 1  Great Britain
van der Ben field hockey ball 33'
de Ruiter field hockey ball 56'
Report
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Virginia Laje Davilla (ESP)

29 July 1992
20:00
Netherlands  2 – 0  New Zealand
van der Ben field hockey ball 12'28' Report
Umpires:
Margaret Louise Lanning (CAN)
Renee Chatas (USA)

2 August 1992
16:00
South Korea  2 – 0  Netherlands
Lee Kyoung-Hei field hockey ball 8'
Yang Hea-Sook field hockey ball 41'
Report
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Maria Salobrar Hernandez (ESP)

Fifth to eighth place classification

4 August 1992
17:30
Netherlands  2 – 0  Canada
van der Ben field hockey ball 55'
Steenberghe field hockey ball 61'
Report
Umpires:
Virginia Laje Davilla (ESP)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

Fifth and sixth place

6 August 1992
17:30
Australia  2 – 0  Netherlands
Powell field hockey ball 49'
Annan field hockey ball 50'
Report
Umpires:
Jane Robertson (GBR)
Margaret Louise Lanning (CAN)

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Rowing events, finishes, and competitors:[2]

Men
Athlete Event Quarterfinal Repechage Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Frans Göbel Single sculls 7:17.75 6 R 7:09.98 3 SC/D 7:09.72 2 FC 7:12.76 16
Henk-Jan Zwolle
Nico Rienks
Men's double sculls 6:31.90 1 SA/B Bye 6:19.15 2 FA 6:22.82 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Sjors van Iwaarden
Kai Compagner
Men's coxless pair 6:42.91 2 R 6:46.43 1 SA/B 6:39.85 5 FB 6:37.22 8
Hans Kelderman
Ronald Florijn
Koos Maasdijk
Rutger Arisz
Men's quadruple sculls 5:49.39 2 SA/B Bye 5:50.12 3 FA 5:48.92 5
Bart Peters
Niels van der Zwan
Jaap Krijtenburg
Sven Schwarz
Men's coxless four 6:01.19 2 SA/B Bye 6:00.55 3 FA 5:59.14 5
Women
Athlete Event Quarterfinal Repechage Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Irene Eijs Women's single sculls 7:52.13 3 SA/B Bye 7:40.44 1 FB 8:09.62 8
Rita de Jong
Marie-José de Groot
Women's double sculls 7:23.59 3 SA/B Bye 7:14.90 5 FB 7:10.62 10
Laurien Vermulst
Marjan Pentenga
Anita Meiland
Harriet van Ettekoven
Women's quadruple sculls 6:33.84 3 R 6:34.78 2 FA 6:32.40 4

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Stephan van den Berg Men's Lechner A-390 13 20 19 51 18 17 5.7 0 0 25 117.70 7
Ben Kouwenhoven
Jan Kouwenhoven
'Men's 470 20 44 31 15 25 36 5.7 132.70 16
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Dorien de Vries Women's Lechner A-390 10 3 8 8 13 10 8 5.7 3 31 68.7  Bronze

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Marcel Wouda 400m freestyle 3:55.70 18 Did not advance
200m individual medley 2:05.95 22 Did not advance
400m individual medley 4:28.51 19 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Inge de Bruijn 50m freestyle 25.86 3 25.84 8
100m butterfly 1:01.12 4 Did not advance
Karin Brienesse 100m freestyle 55.98 2 56.59 8
100m butterfly 1:01.33 5 Did not advance
Kira Bulten 100m breaststroke 1:11.81 11 Did not advance
200m breaststroke 2:37.09 26 Did not advance
Ellen Elzerman 100m backstroke 1:03.96 17 Did not advance
200m backstroke 2:17.34 22 Did not advance
Martine Janssen 100m breaststroke 1:15.10 15 Did not advance
200m breaststroke 2:41.48 31 Did not advance
Marianne Muis 50m freestyle 26.43 11 Did not advance
Mildred Muis 100m freestyle 56.67 13 Did not advance
200m individual medley 2:19.10 19 Did not advance
Diana van der Plaats 200m freestyle 2:05.42 26 Did not advance
Diana van der Plaats
Mildred Muis
Marianne Muis
Karin Brienesse
Inge de Bruijn*
4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3:44.00 2 3:43.74 5
Ellen Elzerman
Kira Bulten
Inge de Bruijn
Marianne Muis
4 × 100 m medley relay 4:11.25 3 4:10.87 8

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronized swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Three synchronized swimmers represented the Netherlands in 1992.

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Technical figures Free swim Total Free swim Total
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Marjolijn Both Solo 85.834 6 93.08 10 178.914 8 Q 93.52 7 179.354 8
Marjolijn Both
Tamara Zwart
Duet 85.425 6 92.56 10 177.985 7 Q 93.92 7 179.345 7

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Paul Haarhuis Singles  Mattar (BRA)
W 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
 Ivanišević (CRO)
L 7-6, 2-6, 6-1, 3-6, 2-6
Did not advance
Mark Koevermans  Noszály (HUN)
W 6-2, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
 Bruguera (ESP)
W 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
 Oncins (BRA)
L 6-7, 0-6, 6-7
Did not advance
Jan Siemerink  Lavalle (MEX)
L 4-6, 4-6, 2-6
Did not advance
Paul Haarhuis
Mark Koevermans
Doubles  Ivanišević /
Prpić (CRO)
L 6-2, 4-6, 2-6, 2-6
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nicole Muns-Jagerman Singles  Kim (KOR)
W 6-4, 6-4
 Halard (FRA)
W 7-6, 7-6
 Huber (GER)
L 5-7, 6-7
Did not advance

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Summary
Team Event Preliminary round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Netherlands men Men's tournament  Cuba
L 1–3
 South Korea
W 3-0
 Brazil
L 0–3
 Algeria
W 3-0
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Unified Team
L 1–3
4  Italy
W 3-2
 Cuba
W 3–0
 Brazil
L 0–3
2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Netherlands women Women's tournament  Brazil
L 1–3
 China
W 3–2
 Cuba
L 0–3
3  United States
L 1–3
Did not advance 5th place match
 Japan
L 1–3
6

Men's team competition

Women's team competition

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Men's team competition
  • Lost to Spain (6-12)
  • Lost to Italy (4-6)
  • Drew with Greece (4-4)
  • Lost to Cuba (9-11)
  • Drew with Hungary (13-13)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (9-8)
  • Defeated France (15-8) → 9th place

References

  1. ^ "Netherlands at the 1992 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Netherlands Rowing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2015.