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Puck Oversloot

Full name: Maria Petronella "Puck" Oversloot (-Schouten)
Gender: Female
Height: 14-2 (170 cm)
Born: May 22, 1914 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: January 7, 2009 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: ODZ, Rotterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

For a few years, Puck Oversloot was the best Dutch backstroke swimmer, succeeding 1928 Olympic champion Marie Braun. In Los Angeles, she gained was a reserve on the Dutch relay squad, but she competed in the final after Braun had somewhat mysteriously fallen ill, and won a silver medal. In 1933 Oversloot bettered Braun's Dutch Record in the 100 back. 1934 was her best year, winning the Dutch title in the backstroke, and placing third in the European Championships in the same event. However, she also lost her Dutch record to Rie Mastenbroek a club mate at ODZ in Rotterdam, who would go on to win three gold medals at the Berlin Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Netherlands NED 2 h3 r1/3
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Netherlands NED 2 Silver
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Netherlands NED 4 h1 r1/2

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat Three 2 QU 5:50.3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands NED Final Standings 2 4:47.5

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Netherlands Round One Heat One 4 1:23.5
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