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Henk Janssen

Full name: Hendrikus Alexander "Henk" Janssen
Gender: Male
Born: June 17, 1890 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Died: August 28, 1969 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Affiliations: Achilles, Arnhem (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Henk Janssen was one of eight representatives of the Achilles Krachtsportvereniging from Arnhem to compete in the 1920 Olympic tug-of-war. Having won the Dutch trials, they went on to claim second place in Antwerpen. This result was in doubt for some time, as the Official Results listed both the Netherlands and the US as winning second place. This confusion was ended in 1968, when Janssen presented his silver medal and associated Olympic diploma.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Netherlands NED 2 Silver

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Netherlands NED Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-18 NED 2, ITA 0
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Netherlands NED Final Round Match #1 2 1920-08-19 GBR 2, NED 0
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Netherlands NED Classification Round 2-3 Match #2 1 1920-08-20 NED 2, BEL 0
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