BIRTH DATE: 1911 June 22
BIRTH PLACE: Rotterdam, the Netherlands
DEATH DATE: 1982 June 23
DEATH PLACE: Gouda, the Netherlands
DESCRIPTION: At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, she was the winner of the women's 100 metres backstroke event. She placed second (and thus won the silver medal) at the women's 400 metres freestyle event, also at the same Summer Olympics.
EVENT: swimming - 400 m freestyle
EVENT: swimming - 100 m backstroke
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