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Zeilster Builder further with brother Roelof as a coach

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Zeilster Builder further with brother Roelof as a coach

Marit Bouwmeester has in her brother Roelof her new coach is found. The olympic champion in the Laser Radial class was looking for a successor to Jaap Zielhuis.

Zielhuis on 1 January to work as head coach of the water sports. He must have the Dutch sailors preparing for the Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo.

Roelof Bouwmeester is going to in any case for a year in collaboration with his sister, reports the Leeuwarder Courant Thursday. He was also in the escort of the zeilster during the last Olympic Games.

“Roelof is a great pair of extra eyes is always calm and has experience,” said Marit Bouwmeester against the regional newspaper.

Zielhuis was four years old, the coach of a master Builder. He took over the tasks of Marc Littlejohn, who shortly after the 2012 Games to the U.s. team left. Bouwmeester won on that Play silver.

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