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Alie van den Bos

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAlida Johanna "Alie"•van den Bos
Used nameAlie•van den Bos
Born18 January 1902 in Amsterdam (NED)
Died16 July 2003 in Amsterdam (NED)
AffiliationsDOS, Amsterdam (NED)
NOC Netherlands

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 Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) NED Alie van den Bos
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Netherlands 1 Gold

Special Notes