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From 15 September until 1 October Sydney will host Olympic Summer Games 2000. Dutch candidates for a medal are the rowers of the Holland Eight, the rider Anky van Grunsven in dressage with her horse Gestion Bonfire, the swimmers Pieter van den Hoogenband and Inge de Bruijn, the yachtswoman Margriet Matthijsse and the men's volleyball team.

The Paralympic Games will also take place in Sydney, from 18 until 29 October.

The next Olympic Winter Games will be held in two years' time in Salt Lake City. The next Summer Games are in 2004 in Athens. In the meantime you can visit The Olympic Museum of the International Olympic Committee; or Dutch OlympicArchive of the NOC-NSF.


Last modified: 31 August 2000   Golden oldies
Editor: Bert Zeeman
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