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Arie Vosbergen

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Name  Arie Vosbergen
Died  November 14, 1918
Role  Olympic athlete

Ary ("Arie") Carel Hugo Vosbergen (June 10, 1882 in Rotterdam – November 14, 1918 in Rotterdam) was a Dutch middle distance and long distance runner. He competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.

Vosbergen finished third and last in his initial semifinal heat of the 1500 metres with a time of 4:38.6, not advancing to the final.

In the 800 metres, Vosbergen did not finish his initial semifinal heat and did not advance to the final. He was also a member of the Dutch 3-mile team race team, which lost its heat, and he competed in the 5 mile race and the Marathon, both of which he failed to finish.

In 1914 Vosbergen became Dutch champion in the 10,000 metres. He died of the Spanish flu.


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