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VAN POL Vera
Netherlands
NED
Title
Ms
Lastname
VAN POL
Firstname
Vera
Gender
female
Country
Netherlands
Place of birth
Weert
Year of birth
1993 (27 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete
Spoken languages
Dutch, English
Club
Topsport Noord [Heerenveen, NED]
Coach
Bram van Bokhoven [national], NED; Vincent Wevers [personal], NED
Sporting relatives
Her sister Nadieh represented the Netherlands in artistic gymnastics at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (folia.nl, 14 Aug 2017)
Injuries
She underwent surgery for a stress fracture in her left foot in February 2019. The injury forced her to miss the 2019 European Championships in Poland. (dvhn.nl, 18 Feb 2019; eng.gymnovosti.com, 14 Mar 2019)

After the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro she suffered from a toe fracture. (folia.nl, 14 Aug 2017)
Start sporting career
She first tried gymnastics at age four. (zakenblad.nl, 25 Mar 2016)
Reason for taking up the sport
Her mother was advised to enrol her in gymnastics after one of her teachers spotted her potential. (kngu.nl, 30 May 2016; zakenblad.nl, 25 Mar 2016)
Trainings
She trains for about 30 hours per week. (gaanvoorgoud.nl, 2021)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in the team final at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, taking bronze in the team final at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, and winning the Dutch all-around title three times. (gaanvoorgoud.nl, 2021)
Philosophy / Motto
"Do it with passion, or not at all." (gaanvoorgoud.nl, 2021)
Awards
In 2015 she was named Sportswoman of the Year in Weert, Netherlands. She was also named Sportswoman of the Year for the Amsterdam district of Nieuw-West. (zakenblad.nl, 25 Mar 2016; gaanvoorgoud.nl, 28 Nov 2015)

Last update : 2021-09-30

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
47
Score Qualif.
51.733 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
41
Score Qualif.
13.133
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
75
Score Qualif.
11.600
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
12.900
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
160.263

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
87
Score Qualif.
27.766 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
40
Score Qualif.
13.500
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
172.447
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
171.929
World Championships

2021 - 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships KITAKYUSHU (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
48.415 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
75
Score Qualif.
10.033
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
12.216
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
12.733

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
40
Score Qualif.
50.332 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
41
Score Qualif.
13.000
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
134
Score Qualif.
11.066
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
59
Score Qualif.
12.500
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
159.029

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
172
Score Qualif.
39.766 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
38
Score Qualif.
13.600
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
13.266
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
214.662

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
109
Score Qualif.
24.832 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
57
Score Qualif.
12.166
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
12.666
World / Challenge Cup

2021 - FIG World Challenge Cup VARNA (BUL)

Uneven Bars
Rank Final
8
Score Final
10.950
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
13.200
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
11.850

2018 - FIG Individual All-Around World Cup 2018 BIRMINGHAM (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
6
Score Final
51.032 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2016 - World Cup 2016 C II GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
7
Score Final
51.465 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Continental Championships

2018 - 32nd Senior European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
8
Score Final
52.032 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.400
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
12.666
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
36
Score Qualif.
12.166
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
159.563
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
158.529

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
83
Score Qualif.
27.099 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
46
Score Qualif.
13.633
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
13.466
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
161.788