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Anke Rijnders

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Sport  Swimming
Name  Anke Rijnders

Role  Butterfly swimmer
Club  Amersfoort
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Born  23 August 1956 (age 59) (1956-08-23) Amersfoort, the Netherlands

Anthonia ("Anke") Marie Rijnders (born 23 August 1956) is a former butterfly and freestyle swimmer from the Netherlands, who competed for her native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics. As a member of the Dutch relay teams she finished in fifth place, both in the 4 × 100 m medley and the 4 × 100 m freestyle. On her personal starts, Rijnders finished in seventh (200 m freestyle) and eighth (400 m freestyle) place.

The same year she set three European records, in the 200 m and 400 m freestyle and 4 × 100 m medley relay.

She married the water polo player Wouter Gerritse and changed her last name to Gerritse. Their son, Willem Wouter Gerritse, is also a water polo player.

References

Anke Rijnders Wikipedia


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