View Namesake: Pieter van den Hoogenband
Pieter van den Hoogenband
GIVEN NAME(S): Pieter
SURNAME(S): van den Hoogenband
BIRTH DATE: 1978 March 14
BIRTH PLACE: Maastricht, the Netherlands
DESCRIPTION: At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, he was the winner of the men's 100 metres freestyle event as well as the men's 200 metres freestyle event. At the same Summer Olympics, he placed third (and thus won the bronze medal) at the men's 50 metres freestyle event.
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he was the winner of the men's 100 metres freestyle event. He placed second (and thus won the silver medal) at the men's 200 metres freestyle event, also at the same Summer Olympics.