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Wim Slijkhuis

Full name: Willem Frederik "Wim" Slijkhuis
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: January 13, 1923 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: June 28, 2003 in Badhoevedorp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: AAC, Amsterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Wim Slijkhuis had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1948 Olympics 1500 metres, 3rd in the 1948 Olympics 5000 metres; 1st in the 1950 European Championships 1500 metres, 2nd in the 1946 European Championships 5000 metres.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:43.8 (1949); 5000 – 14:14.0 (1946).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Netherlands NED 3 Bronze
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Netherlands NED 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Netherlands NED AC h3 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM T(A 1/10)
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Netherlands Final 3 3:50.4 at 0.48
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Netherlands Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:52.4 3:52.8
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Netherlands Round One Heat Three AC DNF

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A 1/10)
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Netherlands Final 3 14:26.8
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Netherlands Round One Heat Three 1 QU 15:06.8 15:06.8