Kok won two silver medals at the time, one individual in the 100-meter butterfly and one with the Dutch relay team.
Whether the Dutch handball players will also win a medal will become clear in the next two weeks. On Sunday at 2 a.m. Dutch time, they will play their first game against host country Japan. The Olympic handball tournament ends on Sunday 8 August with the final.
Last trick Groot
The international career of 33-year-old Nycke Groot will also come to an end. More than two years ago, Groot decided not to make herself available for the Orange squad, but she returned for these Games. “I’ve learned a lot over the past 2.5 years,” says Groot.
“That result doesn’t always make you happy. The road there is just as important, but it took me a while to figure that out.”
Handball players are introduced to Olympic hall, where Ada Kok won silver in 1964
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