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Comb. Derksen v/d Keuken (Almelo, NL) have their fifth Olympiad pigeon with Olympic Maurena

Anthony Derksen and Edwin v/d Keuken (Almelo, NL)
With super hen Olympic Maurena, Anthony Derksen and Edwin v/d Keuken once again have a pigeon representing the Netherlands at an Olympiad.

That makes five

The 38rd Olympiad will take place 26th, 27th and 28th January 2024 in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Anthony Derksen and Edwin v/d Keuken will undoubtedly have marked these dates in their agendas. It will be the fourth time, with a total of five pigeons, that this combination from the Netherlands will be represented at an Olympiad. In 2024, the blue hen NL20-1135377 Olympic Maurena is crowned 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. Long Distance 1 Year. Previously, these brothers-in-law were present at the Olympiads in Budapest, Poznan and Oradea (2x). We well once again introduce these super pigeons one more time, starting off with Olympic Maurena. 

Olympic Maurena 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Maastricht Cat. Long Distance 1 Year

NL20-1135377 Olympic Maurena, 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Maastricht Cat. Long Distance 1 Year

The year 2023 is one Anthony and Edwin one easily forget. In 2023, they became a/o 1st Nominated National Champion Category Long Distance Senior. An article was published recently about winning this title on PIPA, which you can read again by clicking on this link. In this report, several other top pigeons are introduced which achieved sensational results in 2023. We now focus on the Olympiad pigeons which represented these brothers-in-law and the Netherlands. In 2024, NL20-1135377 Olympic Maurena, will shine at the Olympiad in Maastricht. Father of Olympic Maurena is a grandson of NL13-1719175 Olympic Madison (2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Budaspest). Olympic Maurena earned her Olympiad status through the following results; 

2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. Long Distance 1 Year

27-5-2023 Sermaises 552 km 11th against 4,425 p.
10-6-2023 Sermaises 552 km 1st against 2,707 p.
24-6-2023 Chateauroux 712 km 7th against 2,273 p.

Olympic Madison 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. G Budapest 2015

This first pigeon to be taken up in an Olympiad selection for Comb. Derksen v/d Keuken was NL13-1719175 Olympic Madison. She ranked 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. G (Yearlings) Budapest 2015. Olympic Madison won a/o a race from Tongeren against 2739 pigeons and later proved her worth as a superior breeding hen. Her children won provincial races including a/o 1st Boxtel against 12,469 pigeons, 1st Morlincourt against 7,778 pigeons and 1st Chateaudun against 2,404 pigeons. A large number of her grandchildren won 1st Prizes against many thousands of pigeons. 

NL13-1719175 Olympic Madison, 2nd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. G Budapest 2015

Olympic Maxwell 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. D Allround Poznan 2019

In 2019, Olympic Madison was succeeded by NL15-1286915 Olympic Maxwell. This fantastic cock finished as 2nd National Ace Pigeon Allround WHZB in 2017. On his record list we find a staggering six victories and also his children have proven to carry the fast genes of their father. They won a/o 1st Bierges against 2,393 pigeons and 1st Quiévrain against 1,366 pigeons. Moreover, Olympic Maxwell is grandfather to 1st Bierges against 11,494 pigeons. Olympic Maxwell went to the Olympiad in Poznan 2019 as 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. D Allround. 

NL15-1286915 Olympic Maxwell, 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. D Allround Poznan 2019

Olympic Mandy 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. B Middle Distance Oradea 2022

In 2022, Anthony and Edwin were represented by not one but two pigeons at the Olympiad in Oradea, Romania. In Cat. B Middle Distance 2019/2020 the phenomenal NL18-1509619 Olympic Mandy became 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands. One of her children managed to stand out at the VFWCPR OLR with a/o an 8th in TR8 against 6,260 pigeons. 

NL18-1509619 Olympic Mandy, 3rd Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. B Middle Distance Oradea 2022

Olympic Mason 1st Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands 2022 Cat. H Grown up

At the Olympiad in Oradea, Comb. Derksen v/d Keuken stood out with another pigeon, NL19-1298802 Olympic Mason. This pigeon became 1st Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands 2022 Cat. H Grown up as part of Team B. Moreover, Olympic Mason was nominated as 1st Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands Cat. Middle Distance and 2nd Olympiad The Netherlands Cat. Allround. Olympic Mason won a/o 1st NPO Sermaises against 6,702 pigeons. 

NL19-1298802 Olympic Mason, 1st Olympiad pigeon The Netherlands 2022 Cat. H Grown up

Role in German Olympiad delegation for Maastricht 

With pride Anthony and Edwin find that they have played a role in forming the German Olympiad team. Marko Runge has the 3rd Olympiad pigeon Germany Cat. H with his DV-9001-21-1630 Olympic Doro. The father of Olympic Doro is NL19-1298187 Anthony 2 from Comb. Derksen v/d Keuken. Anthony 2 is a grandson of NL13-1719175 Olympic Madison.

DV-09001-21-1630 Olympic Doro, 3rd Olympiad pigeon Germany Cat. H

Fantastic apotheosis

The Olympiad in Maastricht coming up for Anthony and Edwin is the end to a phenomenal 2023 season, their t1st National Champion Long Distance Nominated title included. Lastly, you may find a beautiful collage below which you can enlarge by clicking on it. You will find the greatest highlights of this combination on it.