Wilma van den Berg

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Wilma van den Berg
Wilma and Riet van den Berg 1970.jpg
Wilma and Riet van den Berg in 1970
Personal information
Born (1947-08-11) 11 August 1947 (age 72)
Uden, the Netherlands
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
ClubDe Keijen

Wilhelmina Catharina Maria Martina "Wilma" van Gool (née van den Berg on 11 August 1947, commonly known as Wilma van den Berg) is a retired sprinter from the Netherlands. In 1969–1970 she won two European medals and two medals at the 1970 Summer Universiade in various individual sprint events. She competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics in the 100 m and 200 m sprint and 4 × 100 m relay and finished in fourth place in the relay in 1968; individually, she failed to reach the finals.[1]

In 1969 she was selected as the Dutch female athlete of the year. Her personal bests were 11.1 seconds in the 100 m (1972) and 23.22 seconds in the 200 m (1972).[1]


  1. ^ a b Wilma van Gool-van den Berg. sports-reference.com