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Ted Zegwaard

Full name: Nicolaas Leonard "Ted" Zegwaard
Other name(s): Jan van Houten, Ted Derwetter
Gender: Male
Born: October 15, 1903 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: DOS, Amsterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Boxing


After the Olympic Games Zegwaard became professional. In the 1920s he moved to Australia. He returned for a few years to the Netherlands but in 1937 again left for Australia. Not able to obtain permanent residence or citizenship, he eventually moved to South Africa. In his later career he also went by the name "Jan van Houten".


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing Men's Flyweight Netherlands NED 5T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing Netherlands NED Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1920-08-22 Cuthbertson (GBR) , Zegwaard (NED)
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing Netherlands NED Round One Match #6 1 1920-08-21 Zegwaard (NED) , Virtue (GBR) decision 4
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