Diana van der Plaats

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Diana van der Plaats
Personal information
Full name Adriana van der Plaats
Nickname(s) "Diana"
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1971-08-12) August 12, 1971 (age 42)
Utrecht
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 66 kilograms (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Zwemvereniging De Dolfijn

Adriana "Diana" van der Plaats (born August 12, 1971 in Utrecht) is a former freestyle swimmer from the Netherlands, who competed in two consequentive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1988. There she won the silver medal with the Dutch 4×100 m freestyle relay team, behind East Germany, after swimming in the qualifying heats. In the final she was replaced by Conny van Bentum. Three years later Van der Plaats captured the title in the 4×100 m freestyle relay at the 1991 European Aquatics Championships in Athens, Greece, and won the bronze in the 4×200 m freestyle relay.

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