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Did you know that the heroes of Team NL have won 3 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal at the Paralympics in South Korea? With a total of 7 medals this was the most succesful Paralympics for the Netherlands ever!

Succesful Paralympics for TeamNL

Did you know that the heroes of TeamNL have won three gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal at the Paralympics in...
Did you know that Team NL kicks serious ass in speed skating at the Olympics? During the last Winter Olympics in Sochi the Netherlands won 24 medals in total: 23 in long-track speed skating and one in short-track speed skating.

TeamNL kicks ass in Olympic speed skating

Did you know that TeamNL kicks serious ass in speed skating at the Olympics? During the last Winter Olympics in Sochi the Netherlands won 24...
2012 London Olympics

Olympic medals for the Netherlands

Did you know that the Netherlands has won 77 gold medals, 85 silver and 104 bronze medals over the history of the modern Summer...
Dutch synchrone swimming coach Nadine Struijk carrying the Olympic Flame during the torch relay through Wales - May 2012

The Olympic Flame reintroduced in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Olympic Flame was reintroduced at the Olympics in Amsterdam in 1928? The tradition comes from the ancient Greeks who kept...
Did you know that speed skating champ Ireen Wüst is the youngest Dutch Winter Olympic medalist in history?

Dutch ice skating champ Ireen Wüst

Did you know that speed skating champ Ireen Wüst is the youngest Dutch Winter Olympic medalist in history? At the age of 19 she won...
7 February 2014 - Dutch flag-bearer Jorien ter Mors during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics

Dutch medal count for the Winter Olympics

Did you know that the Netherlands has won 37 gold medals, 38 silver and 35 bronze medals over the history of the modern Winter...
1920 Olympics Antwerp

The very first Dutch individual gold medal at the Olympics

Did you know that the first Dutch individual gold medal at the Olympics was earned by Maurice Peeters (1882-1957)? The track cyclist won the gold...
Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics?

Dutch bitterballs with a Korean twist

Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics? That's around 1,100 to...
Summer Olympics Amsterdam 2028

2028 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam?

Did you know that the Netherlands has expressed interest in hosting the Summer Olympics in 2028 as a centennial celebration of the only Olympics...

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