Theo de Lange

Theodorus “Theo” Adrianus de Lange (born 16 March 1960 in Kralingen, Rotterdam) is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his country at the 2018 Vintage Yachting Games in HellerupDenmark. De Lange as middleman together with helmsmanRudy den Outer and Gabor Helmhout on the foredeck took the Gold medal in the Soling. During the 2019 North American Championship in Kingston, Ontario,[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] De Lange again as middleman in the Dutch Soling Sophie’s Choice together with helmsman Rudy den Outer but now with Thies Bosch on the foredeck took first place. This was the first time European sailors won this championship in the over fifty years history of the North American Soling Championship!

For the New Zealand air force officer, see Theo de Lange (RNZAF officer).
Dutch sailor

Theo de Lange

Theo de Lange pumping the spinnaker guy on the last downwind during the 2019 North Americans Soling Championship.
Personal information
Full name Theodorus Adrianus de Lange
Nickname(s) Delange
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1960-03-16) 16 March 1960 (age 61)
Kralingen, Rotterdam
Height 1.92 m (6.3 ft)
Sailing career
Class(es) Vaurien
Finn
Soling
Club Watersport Vereniging Rotterdam
Medal record
Representing  Netherlands
Vintage Yachting Games
2018 Hellerup Soling[1]
European Championships
2021 Mandello del Lario, Italy Soling
North American Championships
2019 Kingston, Ontario Soling[2]
Updated on 6 October 2021.

With Rudy den Outer and Ramzi Souli Theo became European Champion in the Soling at Mandello del Lario, Italy in 2021,[9]

De Lange became in 2000, together with Rudy den Outer and Leo Determan, the last Dutch Champions during the Olympic Soling era. [10] Theo is since 2018 also one of the elected International Soling Association committee members.

Theo (right) in full flight during the Europeans Soling 2021 in front of Mandello del Lario

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De Lange lives and works near Capelle aan den IJssel, earned a degree in law at the Erasmus UniversityRotterdam, is married and has two daughters.

  1. “2018 Vintage Yachting Games”. www.manage2sail.com. Manage 2 Sail. 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  2. “North American Championship / CORK, Kingston 07/08/2019 To 11/08/2019. / Rk=1.5”. www.soling.com. Buenos Aires (ARG): International Soling Association. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  3. “Soling North American Championship”. sailing.org. World Sailing. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  4. “Soling North American Championship”. www.cork.org. CORK. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  5. “Soling North American Championship”. www.sailingscuttlebutt.com. Scuttlebutt Sailing News. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  6. “Soling – 2019 Soling North American Championship – Cork CAN”. sailing-news.com. Sailing News. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  7. “Soling – 2019 Soling North American Championship – Cork CAN”. sailinganarchy.com. Sailing Anarchy. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  8. “News”. www.soling.ca. Canadian International Soling Association. 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  9. “European Championship / LNI, Mandello del Lario, Como 30/09/2021 To 03/10/2021”. International Soling Association. Retrieved 4 October 2021.
  10. “GALERIJ der KAMPIOENEN”(PDF). rzv.nl (in Dutch). Rotterdamsche Zeil Vereeniging. Retrieved 8 March 2020.

Fleet racing

Fleet racing
Match racing
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12 foot dinghy
  • 2018: Bleeker
Europe Female
  • 2008: S. Puls
  • 2012: J. Puls
Europe Male
  • 2008: Ribeaud
  • 2012: Rask
O-Jolle
  • 2008: Blom
  • 2012: op de Weegh
  • 2018: Bosch
Fying Dutchman
  • 2008: Majthenyi & Domokos
  • 2012: Aichholzer, Philipp
Tempest
  • 2012: C. Christen, R. Christen
Soling
Dragon
5.5 Metre
  • 2008: Nordman, Segercrantz & Hjelt

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