Poul de Haan
Poul de Haan 1966b.jpg
Poul de Haan in 1966
Personal information
Born (1947-10-05) 5 October 1947 (age 74)
Sport
SportRowing
ClubLaga, Delft
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1966 Bled Coxed pair

Poulus Johannes "Poul" de Haan (born 5 October 1947) is a retired Dutch coxswain. Together with Hadriaan van Nes and Jan van de Graaff he won the world title in 1966 in the coxed pair event and placed fourth in 1967.[1][2]

Since 1965 de Haan lives in Delft, where he received a degree in civil engineering (specialization environmental engineering). He worked in the areas of soil remediation and water management for Rijkswaterstaat and Rotterdam city authorities until retiring in 2012.[3] He remains involved with rowing as a coach for the Laga club, and is also active as a local politician.[4]

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