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Willy den Ouden

Full name: Willemijntje "Willy" den Ouden
Gender: Female
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Born: January 1, 1918 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: December 6, 1997 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: RDZ, Rotterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Willy den Ouden had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1936 Olympics 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay, 2nd in the 1932 Olympics 100 metres Freestyle, 2nd in the 1932 Olympics 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay; 1st in the 1931 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Truus Baumeister, Rie Vierdag, and Zus Braun), 1st in the 1934 European Championships 100 metres Freestyle, 1st in the 1934 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Jopie Selbach, Ans Timmermans), and Rie Mastenbroek), 2nd in the 1931 European Championships 100 metres Freestyle, 2nd in the 1934 European Championships 400 metres Freestyle, 2nd in the 1938 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with the non-Olympians Alie Stijl, Trude Malcorpe, and Ria van Veen).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Netherlands NED 2 Silver
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Netherlands NED 2 Silver
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Netherlands NED 4
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Netherlands NED 1 Gold OR

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands Final 2 1:07.8
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU/OR 1:07.6
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Four 2 QU 1:09.2
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Netherlands Final 4 1:07.6
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Netherlands Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 1:06.7
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Two 1 QU 1:08.1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 14 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands NED Final Standings 2 4:47.5
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Netherlands NED Final 1 OR 4:36.0
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Netherlands NED Round One Heat Two 1 QU 4:38.1