Pieter van den Hoogenband

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Pieter van den Hoogenband
Pieter van den Hoogenband (2008-08-25).jpg
van den Hoogenband in 2008
Personal information
Full namePieter Cornelis Martijn van den Hoogenband
Nickname(s)The Flying Dutchman, The Dutch Dolphin, Hoogie[1]
Nationality Netherlands
Born (1978-03-14) 14 March 1978 (age 43)
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing the  Netherlands
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 3 2 2
World Championships (LC) 0 8 2
World Championships (SC) 1 1 1
Goodwill Games 2 0 2
European Championships (LC) 10 5 4
European Championships (SC) 8 4 3
Total 24 20 14
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 50 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 4×200 m freestyle
World Championships (LC)
Silver medal – second place 1998 Perth 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka 50 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2003 Barcelona 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2003 Barcelona 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2007 Melbourne 200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Perth 200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Barcelona 50 m freestyle
World Championships (SC)
Gold medal – first place 1999 Hong Kong 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1999 Hong Kong 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Hong Kong 200 m freestyle
Goodwill Games
Gold medal – first place 1998 New York 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1998 New York 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1998 New York 100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Brisbane 4×100 m medley
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 50 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 50 m butterfly
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Istanbul 4×100 m medley
Gold medal – first place 2002 Berlin 100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2002 Berlin 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2006 Budapest 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1997 Seville 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2000 Helsinki 50 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2000 Helsinki 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2000 Helsinki 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2004 Madrid 100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Seville 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Helsinki 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Budapest 100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Eindhoven 4×100 m freestyle
European Championships (SC)
Gold medal – first place 1998 Sheffield 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1998 Sheffield 4×50 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Lisbon 100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1999 Lisbon 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2001 Antwerp 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2003 Dublin 100 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2003 Dublin 200 m freestyle
Gold medal – first place 2003 Dublin 4×50 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1998 Sheffield 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1999 Lisbon 50 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Antwerp 100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2001 Antwerp 4×50 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Sheffield 50 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Lisbon 4×50 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Antwerp 50 m freestyle

Pieter van den Hoogenband (born 14 March 1978) was a former Dutch swimmer. He won three gold medals at the Olympics. He swam at the Olympics four times, from 1996 to 2008.[2] He held the world record in the 100 meter and 200 meter freestyle.[3] Van den Hoogenband is well known for his races in the 200 meter freestyle against Ian Thorpe from Australia.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pieter van den Hoogenband Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 8 September 2016
  2. Pieter van den Hoogenband Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  3. "Pieter van den Hoogenband". Swim Swam Partners, LLC. Retrieved 10 September 2015.

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