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Fedor den Hertog

Full name: Fedor Iwan den Hertog
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: April 20, 1946 in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: February 12, 2011 in Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The son of a Russian mother and a Dutch father, Fedor den Hertog was a very successful amateur, winning a gold medal in the 1968 Olympic team time trial and the 1972 Tour de l'Avenir. He also placed third in the 1972 Olympic team time trial, but the Dutch team was disqualified for a doping offense. Known as "Ivan the Terrible" for his many successful breakaways, Den Hertog turned professional in 1974, after having turned down contract offers for many years. His greatest year came in 1977, when he won the Dutch national title, and stages in the Tour de France and Vuelta a España. His career was cut short by an accident that affect his eyesight. He died at age 64, having suffered from cancer for several years.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Netherlands NED 1 Gold
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres Netherlands NED AC QR overtaken
1972 Summer 26 München Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Netherlands NED 25
1972 Summer 26 München Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Netherlands NED AC DQ

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1972 Summer 26 München Cycling Netherlands Final Standings 25 at 0:36

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Cycling Netherlands NED Final Standings 1 2-07:49.06
1972 Summer 26 München Cycling Netherlands NED Final Standings AC DQ [2-12:27.1]

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Cycling Netherlands Qualifying Round AC overtaken [4:54.32]
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