Corrie Schimmel

Cornelia Hendrika "Corrie" Schimmel (born 29 April 1939) is a Dutch former swimmer who won a gold and silver medal at the 1958 European championships. Two years later she competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and finished sevenths in the 400 m freestyle.[1] Between 1957 and 1960 she won five national titles in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle. In 1959–1960 she also set 10 European records in the 200–1500 m events.[2]

Corrie Schimmel
Corrie Schimmel 1959.jpg
Corrie Schimmel in 1959
Personal information
Born (1939-04-29) 29 April 1939 (age 82)
Bussum, the Netherlands
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
ClubHet Gooi, Bussum
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
European championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Budapest 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1958 Budapest 400 m freestyle

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corrie Schimmel". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. ^ Corrie Schimmel Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. zwemmenindepolder.nl