Lou Dijkstra

Luitzen "Lou" Dijkstra (7 May 1909 – 24 April 1964) was a Dutch speed skater who competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics.

Lou Dijkstra
Personal information
Born(1909-05-07)7 May 1909
Paesens, Netherlands
Died24 April 1964(1964-04-24) (aged 54)
Country Netherlands
SportSpeed skating

He was born in Paesens, Friesland.

In 1936 he finished 16th in the 5000 metres event, 20th in the 1500 metres competition, as well as 20th in the 10000 metres event, and 24th in the 500 metres competition.

Dijkstra was the father of Sjoukje Dijkstra, a figure skater who won a gold medal in the 1964 Winter Olympics.

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