Corrie de Bruin

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Corrie de Bruin (born October 26, 1976 in Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland) is a retired discus thrower and shot putter from the Netherlands, who represented her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. There she didn't reach the final, after having thrown 55.48 metres in the qualifying heats.

The younger sister of discus thrower Erik de Bruin, she was Holland's undisputed leading shot putter in the 1990s and played a leading role in discus throwing alongside Jacqueline Goormachtigh as well. De Bruin won the world title in discus throwing at the 1994 World Junior Championships in Athletics.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Netherlands
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 3rd Shot put 16.76 m
1st Discus throw 55.30 m
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th Shot put 16.79 m
1st Discus throw 55.18 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 15th (q) Shot put 16.66 m
20th (q) Discus throw 54.76 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 10th Shot put 16.90 m
European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 1st Shot put 17.76 m
1st Discus throw 57.46 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (q) Shot put 17.01 m
20th (q) Discus throw 58.14 m
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 3rd Shot put 17.82 m
4th Discus throw 59.12 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 36th (q) Discus throw 55.48 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 12th Shot put 17.36 m
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd Shot put 18.06 m
1st Discus throw 57.72 m
Universiade Catania, Italy 2nd Shot put 18.65 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd Shot put 18.97 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th Shot put 18.28 m

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