Piet Bleeker (27 August 1928 – 31 January 2018)[1] was a retired Dutch long-distance runner, who won the sixth Enschede Marathon in 1957, becoming the first Dutch athlete to win that race. Bleeker won four consecutive national titles in the marathon in 1956–1959.[2]

Piet Bleeker
Piet Bleeker 1958.jpg
Piet Bleeker in 1958
Personal information
Born(1928-08-27)27 August 1928
Heerhugowaard
Died31 January 2018(2018-01-31) (aged 89)
Beverwijk
Sport
SportLong-distance running

After retiring from competitions he worked as athletics coach in Beverwijk.[3][4]

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