Annie Borckink

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Annie Borckink
Annie Borckink 1981.jpg
Annie Borckink with the Sportswoman of the Year award in January 1981
Personal information
Born (1951-10-17) 17 October 1951 (age 65)
Hupsel, Netherlands
Sport Speed skating

Anna "Annie" Johanna Geertruida Maria Borckink (born 17 October 1951) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands, who represented her native country at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States. She won the gold medal in the women's 1500 metres event, with Dutch teammate Ria Visser winning the silver medal. For her performance, Borckink was named Dutch Sportswoman of the year. After retiring from skating she runs a sporting goods store in Dronten.[1]

Personal bests:[1]

  • 500 m – 43.3 (1977)
  • 1000 m – 1:25.60 (1980)
  • 1500 m – 2:10.95 (1980)
  • 3000 m – 4:41.75 (1981)


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Preceded by
Petra de Bruin
Dutch Sportswoman of the year
Succeeded by
Bettine Vriesekoop