Patrick van Balkom

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Patrick van Balkom
Personal information
Full name Patrick Petrus Marinus van Balkom
Born (1974-09-14) 14 September 1974 (age 40)
Waalwijk, Netherlands
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Updated on 19 March 2008.

Patrick Petrus Marinus van Balkom (born September 14, 1974 in Waalwijk, North Brabant) is a former Dutch sprinter. Together with Caimin Douglas, Timothy Beck and Troy Douglas he won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics. With this same team he also participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but they were eliminated in the series due to a mistake in the changing area.

Van Balkom also won a 200 metres bronze medal at the 2001 IAAF World Indoor Championships. On September 3, 2006 he ran his last race at the Arena Games in Hilversum.

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Family: Kouwenberg, Boelen