Saturday, June 9, 2007

1950, Vienna: The golden team of Netherlands

The team of Nederlands winner of gold medal at Vienna, 1950 European Championships. Nederlands, coached by the legendary Frans Kuyper won against Sweden 4-3, Switzerland 17-3, France 11-2, Yugoslavia 6-3, Austria 11-1 and Italy 9-4.
The team: Gerrit Bijsma, Cor Braasem, Rudy van Feggelen, Max Gabout, Hennie Keeteral, Nijs Koorevaar, Frits Smol, Joop Gabout, Gaston Finee and Nico Luchs.
Ranking: 1. Nederlands, 2. Sweden, 3.Yugoslavia, 4. Italy, 5. Austria, 6. France, 7. Switzerland. The previous year the same team with some changes won also the prestigious "Tropheo Italia".
Source: Waterpolo; historie-training-techniek en taktiek; W. Tiemessen and Pim van den Bosch

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