I am a great sports fan and even though I don’t support a particular team(bar the Dutch soccer team), I do watch all the major sporting events.
The Olympic games ,both summer and winter, are events I really enjoy watching, perhaps it’s because the Dutch generally do well in them. They are 13th in the all time standings for the summer Olympics and even higher for the winter games, which is not bad for a small country.
The Netherlands only hosted the summer games once, which was in 1928.In Amsterdam.
That year the Dutch won 19 medals, 6 Gold,9 Silver and 4 Bronze in individual and team sports.
Especially the Women’s gymnastic team did well. In the event of the ‘Women’s team all round’ the Gold medal was won.
Although most of these 12 young women were in their teen or early twenties,4 of them would not live to see…
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