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Cees Koch (athlete)

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Sport  Discus throw
Height  1.91 m
Role  Olympic athlete

Name  Cees Koch
Club  Pro Patria, Rotterdam
Weight  110 kg
Cees Koch (athlete)
Born  16 July 1936 (age 79) (1936-07-16) Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Cornelis "Cees" Koch (born 16 July 1936) is a retired discus thrower and shot putter from the Netherlands. As a discus thrower he competed at the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics and finished in 22nd and 17th place, respectively.

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With a throw of 55.96 m he won a silver medal at the 1962 European Championships in Belgrade, behind Soviet Union's Vladimir Trusenyev (57.11 m).

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In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Koch collected altogether sixteen Dutch titles, seven in shot put and nine in discus throw.

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