Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs

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Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs

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Dutch Olympic 4×100 m team in 1948, Kade-Koudijs is 2nd from right
Personal information
Born(1923-10-29)29 October 1923
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Died 19 March 2015(2015-03-19) (aged 91)
Almelo, The Netherlands
Sport Athletics
Club Victoria, Rotterdam

Gerda Johanna Marie van der Kade-Koudijs (29 October 1923 19 March 2015) was a Dutch athlete who competed at the 1948 Olympics. [1] She won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay, finished fourth in the long jump and was eliminated in a heat of the 80 m hurdles. Two years earlier she won European titles in the 4 × 100 m relay and long jump and finished sixth in the individual 100 m race. [2]

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

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