|Born||22 February 1915|
|Died||3 June 1985 70)(aged|
|Event(s)||4 × 100 metres relay|
Tjeerd Boersma (22 February 1915 – 3 June 1985) was a Dutch sprinter. He competed in the men's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Heerenveen is a town and municipality in the province of Friesland (Fryslân), in the Northern Netherlands. In 2021, the town had a population of 29,790 while the municipality had a population 50,859.
The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad and commonly known as Antwerp 1920, were an international multi-sport event held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The Netherlands Antilles competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004, sending track athletes Churandy Martina and Geronimo Goeloe and equestrian athlete Eddy Stibbe. The 2004 Games were the Netherlands Antilles' twelfth appearance in the Summer Olympics; they first competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Before the 2004 games, the Netherlands Antilles had won one medal, a silver in sailing at the 1988 Summer Olympics, by Jan Boersma. There were no Dutch Antillean medalists at the Athens Olympics, although Martina advanced to the quarterfinal round in his event. The Dutch Antillean flagbearer at the ceremonies was Churandy Martina.
The Netherlands competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 201 competitors, 117 men and 84 women, took part in 105 events in 20 sports.
The Netherlands Antilles competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Jan Boersma won the nation's first ever Olympic medal.
The Netherlands women's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of the Netherlands. It is governed by the Nederlandse Volleybalbond (NeVoBo). Following the 1995 European Championship they hosted in Arnhem and finishing fifth at the 1996 Olympics, the Dutch have had moments of success amidst instability, such as the title of the 2007 FIVB World Grand Prix, and a return to the Olympic Games in 2016, where the Netherlands got to fourth place.
Edsilia Francisca Rombley is a Dutch singer and television presenter. She began her career in 1995, as a member of the Dutch girl group Dignity. Rombley began her solo career in 1996, after winning the Dutch talent show Soundmixshow, later winning the European Soundmix Show as well the following year.
Albert Frederik Aalbers was a Dutch architect who created elegant villas, hotels and office buildings in Bandung, Indonesia during Dutch colonial rule in the 1930s. Albert Aalbers worked in the Netherlands between 1924 and 1930 and then migrated to the Dutch East Indies after which he returned to the Netherlands in 1942 due to World War II and political circumstances following Indonesian independence. During his stay in Bandung, in a period when the city was dubbed the city of architecture laboratory, a number of his buildings were considered architectural masterpieces. Aalbers' style was inspired by expressionist Frank Lloyd Wright and modernist Le Corbusier. In Bandung, the DENIS bank in Braga Street and the Savoy Homann Hotel in Asia-Afrika Street, still carry Aalber's ocean wave ornamentation.
Jacintha ("Cintha") Hedwig Jeanne Boersma is a retired volleyball player from the Netherlands, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.
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Jacob "Jaap" Boersma was a Dutch politician of the defunct Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and economist.
Boersma is a West Frisian occupational surname meaning "farmer('s son)". In 2007 6916 people in the Netherlands carried the name. Variant forms are Boorsma, Boerema, Boerma, Boersema. People with the name include:
Tjeerd is a masculine given name of West Frisian origin that is common in the Netherlands. Like Tjaard, the name is derived from Germanic Thiadward. Notable people with the name include:
Tjeerd Rienk van Dekken is a Dutch politician and former communication employee. As a member of the Labour Party he was an MP between 17 June 2010 and 23 March 2017. He focuses on matters of sports policy and decline of population in more rural regions.
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Events in the year 1944 in the Netherlands.