Bep van Klaveren

From BoxRec
Revision as of 16:12, 10 January 2009 by Matt (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
photo

Name: Bep van Klaveren
Alias: The Dutch Windmill
Birth Name: Lambertus Steenhorst
Born: 1907-09-26
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1992-02-12 (Age:84)
Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Boxing Record: click

Bep van Klaveren was a Gold Medalist at featherweight in the 1928 Olympic Games. To this day, he remains the only Dutchman to have ever won an Olympic Gold Medal.

In 1992, a memorial statue was dedicated for van Klaveren in Rotterdam, which was designed by Dutch sculptor Willem Verbon.

Olympic results

External Links

  • Image of van Klaveren's statue from the Dutch wikipedia; incorrectly portraying him as a southpaw boxer: [1]

Reference sources