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Full name  Simon Willem Korver
Name  Simon Korver
Class(es)  Flying Dutchman
Height  1.83 m (6.0 ft)
Nationality  Dutch

Simon Korver
Born  11 June 1940 (age 75) (1940-06-11) Amsterdam
Club  Watersport Vereniging De Koenen
Coach  Jacques Stap 1968 & 1972

Simon Willem Korver (born 11 June 1940 in Amsterdam) is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Kiel, Germany. With helmsmen Fred Imhoff Korver took the 10th place in the Flying Dutchman. After the Munich massacre during the 1972 Summer Olympics Korver was in doubt if and how to continue. Jacques Stap the course area coach finally made him to continue to finish the series.

Simon Korver FileFred Imhoff Helm and Simon Korverpng Wikimedia Commons

Korver was the substitute for the Flying Dutchman during the 1968 Olympics.

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Simon Korver Wikipedia


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