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  • Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands crosses the line to win Gold

    Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands crosses the line to win Gold

    LONDON-JULY: Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands crosses the line to win Gold in the Women's 200 Metres event of the 1948 Olympic Games held in London, England during July 1948. (Photo by Getty Images)
    Wednesday, December 31, 1947 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Fanny Blankers-Koen

    Fanny Blankers-Koen

    14th April 1950: Lord Burghley, chairman of the Olympic Games organising committee, pointing out to Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland, her name on the roll of honour of winning contestants at the 1948 London Olympics. She won four gold medals in the 100 metres, 200 metres, 80 metres hurdles and sprint relay. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    Thursday, April 13, 1950 10:00 PM | Photo
  • WAAIP044

    WAAIP044

    Helsinki 1952-At the start: BLANKERS-KOEN Francina (Fanny) (NED) on the left.
    Monday, December 31, 1951 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Games of the XIV Olympiad

    Games of the XIV Olympiad

    LONDON - 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen, far right, of the Netherlands competes during the XIV Olympic Games Circa August of 1948 in London, England. (Photo by Getty Images)
    Saturday, July 31, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Race Winners

    Race Winners

    2nd August 1948: Dorothy Manley of Great Britain (left), who came second in the 100 metres final of the 1948 Olympic Games in London congratulates the winner, Francina 'Fanny' Blankers-Koen of Holland. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)
    Sunday, August 1, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Blankers-Koen Wins

    Blankers-Koen Wins

    2nd August 1948: The finish of the women's 100 metres Olympic final at Wembley, London, won by Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland. On the left, number 691, is silver medal winner Dorothy Manley. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Sunday, August 1, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Hurdles

    Hurdles

    3rd August 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland in action as she leaps the second hurdle during the first heat of the 80 metres hurdles at the 1948 London Olympics. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
    Monday, August 2, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Gold And Silver Handshake

    Gold And Silver Handshake

    At the 1948 London Olympics, women's 80 metres hurdles silver medallist Maureen Gardner congratulates the winner of the event, Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands, 4th August 1948. (Photo by Topical Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Friday, August 13, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • 1948 BLANKERS KOEN

    1948 BLANKERS KOEN

    6 AUG 1948: OLYMPIC GAMES. FANNY BLANKERS KOEN SEEN LEAVING THE TRACK AFTER WINNING HER THIRD GOLD MEDAL IN THE 200M. SHE HAD PREVIOUSLY WON THE 100M AND THE 80M HURDLES. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
    Thursday, August 5, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Koen Wins Relay

    Koen Wins Relay

    Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland wins the last lap of the 4x100 metres relay, giving the Netherlands the gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics, 7th August 1948. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, July 6, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
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