Joop van Dort

Jan ("Joop") Leendert van Dort (25 May 1889 in Heemstede – 1 April 1967 in Leiden) was a football player from the Netherlands, who represented his home country at the 1920 Summer Olympics. There he won the bronze medal with the Netherlands national football team.

Joop van Dort
Personal information
Full name Jan Leendert van Dort
Date of birth (1889-05-25)25 May 1889
Place of birth Heemstede, Netherlands
Date of death 1 April 1967(1967-04-01) (aged 77)
Place of death Leiden, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1912–1922 Ajax 119 (66)
1922– Vitesse
National team
1920 Netherlands 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men's football
Representing the  Netherlands
1920 Antwerp Team competition

Club career

He played over 200 games for Ajax[1] and joined Vitesse in 1922.

International career

Van Dort made his debut for the Netherlands in an April 1920 friendly match against Denmark and obtained a total number of five caps, scoring no goals.[2]


  1. Ajax stats - Ajax Info
  2. Intl career stats - OnsOranje
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