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Netti Witziers-Timmer

Netti Witziers-Timmer
Dutch Olympic 4x100 m sprint team women 1948.jpg
Dutch Olympic 4×100 m team in 1948, Witziers-Timmer is 2nd from left
Personal information
Born22 July 1923
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Died25 January 2005 (aged 81)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
SportSprint running
ClubZeeburg, Amsterdam
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London 4×100 m relay
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1946 Oslo 4×100 m relay

Jeannette Josephina Maria "Netti" Witziers-Timmer (née Timmer, 22 July 1923 – 25 January 2005) was a Dutch sprint runner. In 1944 she was a member of the Dutch teams that set world records in the 4×110 yard and 4×200 m relays. Two years later she won a European title, and in 1948 an Olympic gold medal in the 4×100 m relay. The 1948 Dutch relay team was remarkable in that all its members were married and had children.


Witziers-Timmer died on January 25, 2005. She was 81 at the time of her death.

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