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Bertha Brouwer

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Bertha Brouwer
Puck Brouwer in 1950
Personal information
Born29 October 1930
Leidschendam, the Netherlands
Died6 October 2006 (aged 75)
Oostvoorne, the Netherlands
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
SportSprint
ClubCelebes, Den Haag
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki 200 metres
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1950 Brussels 4×100 m
Silver medal – second place 1954 Bern 100 m

Bertha "Puck" Brouwer (later van Duyne; 29 October 1930 – 6 October 2006) was a Dutch sprinter.

Brouwer accomplished her first international notable result in 1950, when she won the silver medal at the European Championships, being part of the 4×100 metres relay team alongside Fanny Blankers-Koen. She competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in the 100 m, 200 m and 4×100 m relay, and won a silver medal in the 200 m. A third silver medal was added in 1954, when she finished second on the 100 m at the European Championships in Bern. She also was a member of the Dutch team for the 1956 Summer Olympics; however the Dutch decided to boycott the Games, and Van Duyne, who was already in Melbourne, had to go home. Disappointed, she shortly afterwards retired from competitions.[1]

References

  1. ^ Puck Brouwer. sports-reference.com


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