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Ciska Jansen

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Height  1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight  72 kg (159 lb)

Club  Sagitta, Amsterdam
Name  Ciska Jansen
Ciska Jansen
Born  23 September 1944 (age 71) (1944-09-23) Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Sport  Pentathlon, long jump, high jump

Franciska Johanna "Ciska" Jansen (born 23 September 1944) is a retired Dutch track and field athlete. She competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the long jump and finished in 18th place.

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After she reached age 40, her 6.21m jump exploded the world record for her age group, besting the previous record by Australian Olympian Helen Searle by 52 cm. For point of comparison, Bob Beamon's record improvement was 55 cm. Her record would stand for almost 15 years.

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