Wilhelmus Bekkers

Wilhelmus Johannes Bekkers (21 August 1890 – 13 November 1957) was a Dutch tug of war competitor, who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was born in Arnhem and died in Arnhem. Bekkers was a swimming teacher in his birthplace, where he married Engelina Gouw in 1916. In 1920 he won the silver medal as member of the Dutch tug of war team.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's tug of war
Representing the  Netherlands
Silver medal – second place 1920 Antwerp Team


  1. ^ "Wilhelmus Bekkers". Olympedia. Retrieved 5 September 2021.

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