Netti Witziers-Timmer

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Netti Witziers-Timmer
Dutch Olympic 4x100 m sprint team women 1948.jpg
Dutch Olympic 4×100 m team in 1948, Witziers-Timmer is 2nd from left
Personal information
Born22 July 1923
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Died25 January 2005 (aged 81)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
SportSprint running
ClubZeeburg, Amsterdam

Jeannette Josephina Maria "Netti" Witziers-Timmer (née Timmer, 22 July 1923 – 25 January 2005) was a Dutch sprint runner. In 1944 she was a member of the Dutch teams that set world records in the 4×110 yard and 4×200 m relays. Two years later she won a European title, and in 1948 an Olympic gold medal in the 4×100 m relay. The 1948 Dutch relay team was remarkable in that all its members were married and had children.[1]


Witziers-Timmer died on January 25, 2005. She was 81 at the time of her death.[2]


  1. ^ Netti Witziers-Timmer.
  2. ^ "1948 Olympic Relay gold medallist dies", in "General News". International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), January 26, 2005.