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
Sport
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]

Biography[edit]

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

References[edit]

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