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Alie van den Bos

Full name: Alida Johanna "Alie" van den Bos
Gender: Female
Born: January 18, 1902 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: July 16, 2003 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: DOS, Amsterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

With the Dutch team, Van den Bos won the first Olympic medal for women in gymnastics. While many of her Jewish team members did not survive the war, she lived to age of 101, being the oldest Olympic champion at the time of her death. Alie van den Bos was team leader of the Dutch squad at the 1948 Olympics, and received the Olympic Order in silver in 2000.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around Netherlands NED 1 Gold

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Gymnastics Netherlands NED Final Standings 1