Jan Plantaz

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Jan Plantaz
Jan Plantaz 1952.jpg
Jan Plantaz in 1952
Personal information
Full name Johannes Marinus Plantaz
Born (1930-12-03)3 December 1930
Geldrop, the Netherlands
Died 10 February 1974(1974-02-10) (aged 43)
Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Johannes "Jan" Marinus Plantaz (3 December 1930 – 10 February 1974) was a road and track cyclist from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in the road race (individual and team events) and 4 km team pursuit and finished in 22nd, 5th and 8th place, respectively.[1] He won a bronze medal in the road race at the 1951 UCI Road World Championships.[2]

He died from a heart attack during training.

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  1. ^ "Jan Plantaz Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-12-15. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 
  2. ^ Jan (Johannes Marinus) Plantaz. cyclingarchives.com

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