Jopie Troost

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Jopie Troost
Fanny Blankers-Koen and Jopie Troost in Rome.jpg
Jopie Troost (left) and Fanny Blankers-Koen at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born 19 September 1942 (1942-09-19) (age 75)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club HDZ, Amsterdam

Josephina Johanna "Jopie" Troost (born 19 September 1942) is a retired Dutch swimmer who competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay. A medal favorite, the Dutch team was disqualified in the heats for a premature start by Sieta Posthumus.[1][2] Troost was part of 4 × 100 m freestyle relay teams that set three national records in 1958.


  1. ^ Jopie Troost.
  2. ^ De zaak Sieta Posthumus. yah yee