TeamNL returned to the Netherlands

On Monday afternoon the athletes of TeamNL returned to the Netherlands after a very successful Winter Olympics in South Korea. The Dutch squad brought home 20 medals - five more than they had hoped for before the games.

At the Olympic Stadium hundreds of fans cheered as the athletes were presented. Andre Bolhuis congratulated the team on behalf of sports umbrella NOC*NSF. "It was fantastic what you did", the chairman said, according to Het Parool. "Fantastic. You can be proud of the way you presented our country in the international sports world."

Chef de mission Jeroen Bijl could not mention a single highlight for him. "For me, all medals were a highlight, all with their own story for which was fought together. Together they did a great job."

The Netherlands won eight gold medals, six silver and six bronze.