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Bean van Limbeek

Full name: Bean van Limbeek
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 207 lbs (94 kg)
Born: August 11, 1944 in Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Died: November 22, 2014 in Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Shooting

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A surprise qualifier for the Dutch Olympic team in Seoul at 44, Bean van Limbeek placed third in the trap qualification to reach the final. There he tied for third with Frans Peeters and Francisco Boza, losing the shoot-off for bronze. Van Limbeek had learned to hunt as a teenager, a hobby he continued to practice throughout his life. A market salesman by trade, he was known for his cowboy hat and black outfits. Van Limbeek, also a Dutch champion in the trap event, was forced to retired from the sport due to Parkinson's.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 44 Seoul Shooting Mixed Trap Netherlands NED 5

Mixed Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TP PRP FRP SO1 PTS
1988 Summer 44 Seoul Shooting Netherlands NED Final Standings 219
1988 Summer 44 Seoul Shooting Netherlands NED Final Round 219 195 24 7
1988 Summer 44 Seoul Shooting Netherlands NED Preliminary Round 195
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