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Willem Wakker

Full name: Willem Wouter Wakker
Gender: Male
Born: December 8, 1879 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: November 20, 1959 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Pro Patria, Rotterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Willem Wakker was a baker by profession. He later emigrated to the U.S., where he ran a bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey. He lived in the United States until his death in Jersey City in 1959.

Personal Bests: 5 miles – 26:31.6 (1904); Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 5 mile Netherlands NED AC h2 r1/2
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's Marathon Netherlands NED 20
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 3 mile, Team Netherlands NED 3 h1 r1/2

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Netherlands Round One Heat Two AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Netherlands Final Standings 20 3-28:49.0

Men's 3 mile, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Netherlands NED Final Standings 3 h1 r1/2
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Netherlands NED Round One Heat One 3 DNF 8