Korfball at the 1928 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the IX Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates6 August 1928

Korfball was a demonstration sport at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. It took place at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam at 6 August 1928.[1] It was the second time that korfball was a demonstration sport at the Olympic Games. It was also a demonstration sport at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp.


Two Dutch teams of 12 players played a match against each other at 6 August 1928. One team wore red-white shirts and the other team played in red-black shirts. The referee was H. W. Vliegen, LL. B. and the Assistant referees (linesmen) were G. Leeuw and W.C. Schaap, C.E..

The squads

The red-white team
Position Red-white
Forward G. de Mey (captain)
C. Wedemeyer
Mw. G. Voordenberg
Mw. M. 't Hart
Midfield L. Looy
G. Storm
Mw. M. Klamer
Mw. M. Trupp
Defend B. Dorsman
J. van der Geest
Mw. A. Vaandrager
Mw. D. Richel

The red-black team
Position Red-black
Forward H. Gerding (captain)
H. Venema
Mw. F. Hendriksen
Mw. L. Wagenvoort
Midfield A. Madsen
K. Gruys
Mw. A. Krelage
Mw. J. de Koning
Defend E. Eggink
A. Hendriksen
Mw. M. Klijn
Mw. C. Cohen


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