Wilma van Hofwegen

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Wilma van Hofwegen
Medal record
Women’s swimming
Competitor for the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney[1] 4×100 m freestyle
World Championships (SC)
Silver medal – second place 1999 Hong Kong 4×100 m freestyle
European LC Championships
Silver medal – second place 2000 Helsinki 50 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Berlin 4×100 m freestyle

Willemina ("Wilma") Cornelia Adriana van Hofwegen-Van Rijn (born 17 July 1971) is a former freestyle swimmer from the Netherlands, who was a member of the Dutch Women's 4×100 m freestyle relay Team that won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Van Hofwegen was born in Vlaardingen, and is married to former swimmer Michael van Rijn, who also competed for Holland. She competed in the silver medal-winning relay team alongside Inge de Bruijn, Thamar Henneken and Manon van Rooijen. She also competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Sydney Swimming". Retrieved 2009-03-13.