Ria van der Horst

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Ria van der Horst
Ria van der Horst 1952.jpg
Ria van der Horst in 1952
Personal information
Born (1932-08-10) 10 August 1932 (age 84)
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Sport Swimming
Club RDZ, Rotterdam
Coach Ma Braun[1]

Hendrika Anna Maria "Ria" van der Horst (born 10 August 1932) is a former Dutch backstroke swimmer who participated in the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics. In 1948, she was fifth in 100 m backstroke, and in 1952 she was disqualified for an incorrect turn.[2][3] She won the gold medal in the same event at the 1950 European Aquatics Championships.[4]