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Wilma Rusman née Zukrowski (born 14 May 1958 in Sittard) is a retired female long-distance runner from the Netherlands. She won the 1985 edition of the Rotterdam Marathon, clocking 2:35:32 on April 20, 1985.

Sittard Place in Limburg, Netherlands

Sittard is a city in the Netherlands, situated in the southernmost province of Limburg.

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.

Rotterdam Marathon marathon held in Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Marathon, currently branded NN Rotterdam Marathon, is an annual marathon that has been held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 1981. It has been held in April every year since the third edition in 1984, and attracts many top athletes. It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 marathons in the world by Runner's World magazine. The event is the most popular marathon in the Netherlands, followed by the marathons of Amsterdam and Eindhoven.


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1983 New York City Marathon New York City, United States 28thMarathon2:44:03
1985 Egmond Half Marathon Egmond, Netherlands 1stHalf Marathon1:22:21
Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 1stMarathon2:35:32
1986 New York City Marathon New York City, United States 17thMarathon2:40:42
1989 Reykjavik Marathon Reykjavik 1stMarathon2:47:25

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