Jonas Slier

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Jonas Slier (22 March 1886 in Amsterdam – 5 November 1942 in Auschwitz concentration camp[1]) was a Dutch gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Jonas Slier was part of the Dutch gymnastics team, which finished seventh in the team event. In the individual all-around competition he finished 96th. There is no evidence that another Jonas Slier, the uncle of Philip Slier was the athlete mentioned above.[2]


  1. ^ Schaffer, Kay; Smith, Sidonie (2000). The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games. Rutgers University Press. pp. 60–62. ISBN 978-0-8135-2820-5. 
  2. ^ (Hidden Letters, Star Bright Books 2008, pp. 10, 47, 116, 159,160, 167 note 42 C).