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Wim Kos

Full name: Willem "Wim" Kos
Gender: Male
Born: February 8, 1904 in Oudkarspel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: March 8, 1930 in Oudkarspel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: ?, Oudkarspel (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Wim Kos fell during his race over the 1500 m at the 1928 Winter Olympics, thus finishing last in this event. He only took part in one World Championship, in 1928 in Davos shortly before the Olympics placing 17th. He did slightly better at European Championships, when he finished 8th in 1925, 19th in 1928, and 11th in 1929. He never won a national championship but was successful at a number of regional events.

Personal Bests: 500 – 46.3 (1929); 1500 – 2:33.0 (1928); 5000 – 9:18.4 (1928); 10000 – 18:57.0 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Netherlands NED 33
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Netherlands NED 29
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Netherlands NED 19

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Netherlands Final Standings 33 56.2

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Netherlands Final Standings 29 2:49.9

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Netherlands Final Standings 19 9:34.2 1:07.0 1:50.0 2:35.0 3:20.0 4:05.0 4:51.0 5:38.0 6:26.5 7:13.0 8:00.5 8:47.5
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