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Sailor Marit Bouwmeester has won bronze in the Laser Radial class at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.

The defending champion finished sixth in the final medal race and dropped from second to third place in the standings.

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The gold went to the Danish Anne-Marie Rindom, who finished seventh in the medal race just behind Bouwmeester.

Sweden's Josefin Olsson was the first to cross the finish line in Enoshima and pushed Bouwmeester from silver to bronze.

It is her third Olympic medal for 33-year-old Bouwmeester, after silver in 2012 (London) and gold in 2016 (Rio de Janeiro).

The Friezin is also a four-time world champion in the Laser Radial class.

Marit Bouwmeester is now on three Olympic medals in her career.

Marit Bouwmeester is now on three Olympic medals in her career.

Photo: ANP

The Netherlands is on seventeen medals

The Netherlands now has seventeen medals at the Tokyo Games.

The record number of medals for the Netherlands stands at 25 in 2000 in Sydney.

Then there were twelve gold, nine silver and four bronze.

Five years ago in Rio de Janeiro there were nineteen Dutch slices.

The Dutch medals so far in Tokyo

  • Gold: Annemiek van Vleuten (cycling, time trial)

  • Gold: Men's quadruple (rowing)

  • Gold: Niek Kimmann (BMX)

  • Gold: Kiran Badloe (windsurfing)

  • Silver: Annemiek van Vleuten (cycling, road race)

  • Silver: Gabriela Schloesser and Steve Wijler (archery, mixed doubles)

  • Silver: Arno Kamminga (swimming, 100m breaststroke)

  • Silver: Men's double sculls (rowing)

  • Silver: Four without women (rowing)

  • Silver: Tom Dumoulin (cycling, time trial)

  • Silver: Arno Kamminga (swimming, 200 school)

  • Bronze: Women's Doubles (rowing)

  • Bronze: Anna van der Breggen (cycling, time trial)

  • Bronze: Sanne van Dijke (judo, up to 70 kilograms)

  • Bronze: Women's Light Double Sculls (rowing)

  • Bronze: Merel Smulders (BMX)

  • Bronze: Marit Bouwmeester (sailing, Laser Radial)