Corrie Schimmel

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Corrie Schimmel 1959.jpg
Corrie Schimmel in 1959
Personal information
Born (1939-04-29) 29 April 1939 (age 75)
Bussum, the Netherlands
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club Het Gooi, Bussum

Cornelia Hendrika "Corrie" Schimmel (born 29 April 1939) is a Dutch former swimmer who won a gold and silver medal at the 1958 European championships. Two years later she competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and finished sevenths in the 400 m freestyle.[1] Between 1957 and 1960 she won five national titles in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle. In 1959–1960 she also set 10 European records in the 200–1500 m events.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corrie Schimmel". sports-reference. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Corrie Schimmel. zwemmenindepolder.nl