Syreeta van Amelsvoort

Syreeta van Amelsvoort is a Dutch Paralympic swimmer. She represented the Netherlands at the 1996 Summer Paralympics and at the 2000 Summer Paralympics and in total she won two gold medals, one silver medal and one bronze medal.[1] She won a gold medal on each occasion. In 1996, she also won a silver and a bronze medal.

Syreeta van Amelsvoort
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Syreeta van Amelsvoort, 1996
Medal record
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta 100 m butterfly S8
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 100 m butterfly S8
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 200 m medley SM8
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 100 m breaststroke SB8

In 2000 she received the Order of the Netherlands Lion decoration.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Syreeta van Amelsvoort". paralympic.org. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  2. ^ "'Te weinig aandacht voor deze topsporters'". Trouw (in Dutch). 3 November 2000. Retrieved 20 December 2019.

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