Atie Voorbij

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Atie Voorbij
Atie Voorbij 1960.jpg
Atie Voorbij in 1960
Personal information
Born (1940-09-20) 20 September 1940 (age 74)
Hilversum, the Netherlands
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club De Robben, Hilversum

Aartje Johanna "Atie" Voorbij (born 20 September 1940) is a retired Dutch butterfly swimmer who won a gold medal in the 4×100 m medley team event (together with Ada den Haan, Cocky Gastelaars and Lenie de Nijs) at the 1958 European Aquatics Championships. She also won a silver medal in 100 m butterfly at the same championships.[1] She participated in the 1960 Summer Olympics and was fifth in 100 m butterfly.[2] Between 1955 and 1960 she was five times national champion in 100 m butterfly and set nine world records in the 100 m butterfly and 4×100 m medley events.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EUROPEAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN). gbrathletics.com
  2. ^ Atie Voorbij. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Atie Voorbij. zwemmenindepolder.nl