Ton van Klooster

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Ton van Klooster
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Ton van Klooster in 1972
Personal information
Born (1954-02-17) 17 February 1954 (age 67)
Hilversum, the Netherlands
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
ClubZV Naarden

Anton ("Ton") Willem van Klooster (born 17 February 1954) is a former freestyle swimmer from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics and was eliminated in the heats of the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle events. [1] Twenty years later he was the head coach of the Dutch Olympic Swim Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

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References

  1. Ton van Klooster. sports-reference.com
Ton van Klooster in 1971 Ton van Klooster 1971.jpg
Ton van Klooster in 1971