Full name: Joachim "Jochem" Bobeldijk
Born: April 12, 1920 in Zaandam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: November 18, 2010 in Egmond aan Zee, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: Quo Vadis, Koog aan de Zaan (NED)
Jochem Bobeldijk, a multiple Dutch champion, was an expert on the canoeing marathon. He competed in the now defunct 10 km event at both the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, finishing in the midfield both times. Bobeldijk also played football, playing for local club KFC for some four decades. In daily life, he worked as a milkman, later selling home appliances. He passed away at the age of 90, just two weeks after his wife's death.
|1948 Summer||28||London||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres||Netherlands||NED||6|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres||Netherlands||NED||8|