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Johannes Drost

Full name: Johannes Drost
Gender: Male
Born: June 22, 1880 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: September 18, 1954 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: RZC, Rotterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Johannes Drost, representing the swimming club of his native Rotterdam, competed in the 200 meter backstroke, where he edged out his compatriot [Bloemen] for third place, the first Dutch Olympic swimming medal. Professionally, Drost was a lawyer, and he served in the board of various organizations, including president of the International Bar Association.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 19 Paris Swimming Men's 200 metres Backstroke Netherlands NED 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1900 Summer 19 Paris Swimming Netherlands Final 3 3:01.0
1900 Summer 19 Paris Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Three 2 q 3:10.2
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