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Jan Baptist Jozef "Tiest" van Gestel (March 29, 1881 – February 9, 1969) was an archer from the Netherlands.
He was born in Goirle and died in Goirle.
He represented his native country at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. There he won the gold medal in the Men's Team Event (28 m), alongside Joep Packbiers, Piet de Brouwer, Driekske van Bussel, Janus van Merrienboer, Jo van Gastel, Janus Theeuwes, and Theo Willems.
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