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In the last 18 years several Dutch swimmers have done extremely well for such a small country. The Dutch swim team gathered some medals at the Atlanta Olympics. At the World Championships in Perth they won some more medals including gold as several swimmers made the finals.
While everybody in the swimming world became aware of Pieter van den Hoogenband and Inge de Bruijn, many of their team mates have also been doing well. Pieter van den Hoogenband broke the world records for the m and m freestyle. He held the m record for 8 years. In they broke the world record and still hold it as of At the London Olympics Ranomi Kromowidjojo broke the Olympic records in the 50 m and m freestyle.
Marleen Veldhuis won the bronze medal in the 50 m freestyle at the London Olympics and she is currently the world record holder in the 50 m freestyle in short course. Marleen has been the 50 m freestyle and butterfly world record holder in long course. In the World Short Course Championships at Doha on Dec , the Dutch won 12 medals, including 5 gold and breaking 4 world records.
The only other country with more medals was the United States with And it is not just sprinting that the athletes Jan advise excel in. In Maarten van der Weijden won the Olympic gold medal in the 10 k swim in Beijing. And for 14 years Luc van Lierde held the Ironman world record. Jan has advised several other top level triathletes including the Ironman World Champion of , Frederik van Lierde.
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JAN OLBRECHT THE SCIENCE OF WINNING PDF
I live in Belgium with my wife and two daughters. I was a swimmer at International level when I was younger. After studying in Brussels, I went to Cologne and completed my PhD in in physiology and biomechanics. I really like to bring scientific findings back to something coaches can use. I discuss swimming a lot in my book, but it also applies to other endurance sports. The Science of Winning - During my studies in Cologne we had a lot of debates about lactate testing in Germany as there were people who sat on both sides.
The Science of Winning
Nikolaj Troteman rated it it was amazing Feb 05, He advises athletes whose races last from 20 seconds in swimming to over 8 hours in the Ironman. Olbrecht discovers what it is in the athlete that produces these results. Thinh is currently reading it May 10, While many sports physiologists will use lactate results to plan training he goes a giant step further and uses these results in a very unique way. Marleen Veldhuis won the bronze medal in the 50 m freestyle at the London Olympics and she is currently the world record holder in the 50 m freestyle in short course. Olbrecht explains his new classification of training and the physiology behind it. Jan Olbrech book does!