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Henricus Tromp

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenricus•Tromp (-van Hettinga Tromp)
Used nameHenricus•Tromp
Born19 March 1878 in Tanjung Pura (INA)
Died17 April 1962 in Etterbeek (BEL)
AffiliationsLaga, Delft (NED)
NOC Netherlands


Henricus Tromp, a student of mining engineering, was a crewman of the Minerva eight that competed at the 1900 Olympics and placed third. He worked in the mining industry in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), where he was born. He officially changed his surname to Van Hettinga Tromp on 18 April 1925.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Rowing NED Henricus Tromp
Eights, Men (Olympic) Minerva Amsterdam 3 Bronze