View Namesake: Jan Verheijen


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Jan Verheijen
GIVEN NAME(S): Jan
SURNAME(S): Verheijen
GENDER: Male
BIRTH DATE: 1896 November 30
BIRTH PLACE: The Hague, the Netherlands
DEATH DATE: 1973 April 29
DEATH PLACE: The Hague, the Netherlands
DESCRIPTION: At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, he placed third (and thus won the bronze medal) at the men's light heavyweight competition in weightlifting.
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Olympic Medalists
TYPE: bronze
YEAR: 1928
SPORT: Weightlifting
COUNTRY: Netherlands