Olav van Wijngaarden

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Olav van Wijngaarden
Personal information
National teamNetherlands national korfball team
Born (1996-09-07) 7 September 1996 (age 27)
Papendrecht, Netherlands
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportKorfball
ClubPapendrechtse Korfbal Club (PKC) (2001-)

Olav van Wijngaarden (born 7 September 1996) is a Dutch korfball player. He is a member of Papendrechtse Korfbal Club (PKC) and the Netherlands national korfball team.[1]

In 2017 Van Wijngaarden broke his jaw after he was hit during nightlife in Papendrecht.[2]

Van Wijngaarden was the best player in the 2021 Korfbal League.[3]

With the national team he won the gold medal at the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Alabama.[4]

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  1. "Olav van Wijngaarden (PKC) na verloren finale Korfbal League: 'Seizoen was alleen geslaagd als we kampioen waren geworden'". rijnmond.nl (in Dutch). 16 April 2022. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  2. "PKC-korfballer breekt kaak bij uitgaansgeweld". Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). 25 October 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  3. "Beste speler: Olav van Wijngaarden". korfbal.nl (in Dutch). 20 June 2021. Archived from the original on 18 September 2021. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  4. "Korfball Results Book" (PDF). 2022 World Games. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2022. Retrieved 18 July 2022.