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  • 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
  • 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
  • Hurdles Final

    Hurdles Final

    24th July 1952: The final of the women's 80 metres hurdles during the Olympic Games at Helsinki. From left to right: Anneliese Seonbuchner of Germany; Marija Golubichnaja of the USSR; Maria Sander of Germany; Shirley B Strickland of Australia (the winner); Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland; and Jean Desforges. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, July 23, 1952 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
  • Blankers Koen

    Blankers Koen

    1948: Fanny Blankers_Koen after winning the 200 metres, 100 metres and 80 metres hurdles. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, December 31, 1947 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Dutch Runner

    Dutch Runner

    26th August 1950: Athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen. Winner of four gold medals in the 1948 Olympics at the European Games in Brussels. In her career she set 16 world records at eight different events. (Photo by McLaren/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
    Friday, August 25, 1950 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
  • Fannys SemiFinal

    Fannys SemiFinal

    2nd August 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen (right) of Holland winning the semi-final of the 100 metres event at the 1948 London Olympics at Wembley Stadium. Shirley Strickland (No 668) of Australia is second and G V Lovso Nielson (No 685) of Denmark is third. (Photo by Hulton Archive/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
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