Day 9 Olympic Games: Which Dutchmen will take action? | Sport


Thom de Boer finished eighth in the 50m freestyle. American giant Caeleb Dressel once again got the hang of it. Soon after, at 03:37 a.m. also popped up Ranomi Kromowidjojo entered the water for the last time this Games for the final of the 50-meter freestyle. The 30-year-old Groningen tapped fourth.

Also diving star Inge Jansen goes on a hunt for medals in the Tokyo Aquatics Center. The Limburger will participate in the final on the 3-meter board from 08.00.


At 5 a.m. the hockey men face off against top favorite Australia in the quarterfinals. The team of national coach Max Caldas went down against the number 1 in the world after shoot-outs and did not reach the semi-finals for the first time since 1984.


The water polo shirts closed the group stage against Canada on Sunday. With two wins against one defeat, Arno Havenga’s team was already certain of a place in the quarterfinals. The duel with Canada was decisive for the final ranking in the group and which opponent the Orange will face next. Because of the 16-12 victory, the Netherlands is avoiding top favorite America, although the opponent Hungary is certainly not to be underestimated.


sailor Marit Bouwmeester took bronze off the coast of Enoshima. After a difficult start to the tournament, the Frisian still had a good chance of winning the gold, but it went wrong partly due to a bad start. She even lost the silver.

Marit Bouwmeester is on the hunt for gold.

Marit Bouwmeester is on the hunt for gold.


The athletics tournament culminates at 2.50 pm with the final of the 100 meters for the men. The big question is who will succeed greatness Usain Bolt as the Olympic champion on the king’s number. Nadine Visser is already running the semi-finals of the 100 meter hurdles and Nick Smidt the semifinals of the 400m hurdles.

Walked in the morning Jochem Dobber in Liemarvin Bonevacia in the 400m series. They both pushed through.

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