Marie Braun

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Marie Braun
Marie Braun 1928.jpg
Marie Braun at the 1928 Olympics
Medal record
Women's swimming
Competitor for  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold 1928 Amsterdam 100 m backstroke
Silver 1928 Amsterdam 400 m freestyle
European Championships
Gold 1927 Bologna 400 m freestyle
Gold 1931 Paris 400 m freestyle
Gold 1931 Paris 100 m backstroke
Gold 1931 Paris 4×100 m freestyle
Silver 1927 Bologna 100 m backstroke
Silver 1927 Bologna 4×100 m freestyle

Maria ("Marie") Johanna Philipsen-Braun (22 June 1911, in Rotterdam – 23 June 1982, in Gouda) was a Dutch swimmer. She won the gold medal in the women's 100 meter backstroke at the 1928 Summer Olympics.

Her mother, Ma Braun (1881 – 1956), was coach for the highly successful Dutch women's swimming team at the Olympics in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948 and 1952.[1]

In 1980, she became a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ma Braun (NED) - 1967 Honor Coach. ISHOF. Retrieved on 2012-08-12.