Adrie Voorting

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Adri Voorting
Adrie Voorting 1956.jpg
Adri Voorting in 1956
Personal information
Born (1931-02-15)15 February 1931
Haarlem, the Netherlands
Died 1 August 1961(1961-08-01) (aged 30)
Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline Road and track

Adrianus ("Adri" or "Adrie") Voorting (15 February 1931 – 1 August 1961) was a road bicycle and track cyclist from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.[1] There he was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the men's 4,000 m team pursuit, alongside Jan Plantaz, Daan de Groot and Jules Maenen. In the individual road race Voorting ended up in 49th place.

He died a few days after a traffic accident, aged 30. His elder brother Gerrit was also an Olympic cyclist.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Adrie Voorting Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 

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