Historic Overview Henk Nijdam

Rider

Overall Rank1281
NameHenk NIJDAM
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth26-Sep-1935 - Eelderwolde (Drenthe)
Date of death30-Apr-2009 - Breda (Noord Brabant)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Henk Nijdam - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1962 Batavia 45 407
2. 1963 GBC 112 263
3. 1964 Televizier 584 66
4. 1965 Televizier 628 69
5. 1966 Televizier 1221 30
6. 1967 Televizier 363 118
7. 1968 Peugeot 331 127
8. 1969 Willem II 63 361
Overall: 3347 1281

Biography

Henk Nijdam (26 August 1935 – 30 April 2009) was a Dutch road and track cyclist. On track, he finished in fifth place in the 4 km team pursuit at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He also won a gold and a bronze medals in the individual pursuit at world championships in 1962 and 1963.

His best achievements on the road were winning the Olympia's Tour in 1964 and two stages of the Tour de France in 1964 and 1966.

Nijdam was the father of cyclist Jelle Nijdam.

source - Wikipedia