Yvonne van Gennip

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Birthday
1, 1964
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
1, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Dutch speed skater who won three gold medals at the 1988 Winter Olympics in the 1500, 3000, and 5000 meter races.

Before Fame

She had surgery on her foot less than two months before the 1988 Olympics.

Trivia

She set four World Records over the course of her career, two coming at the 1988 Olympics.

Family Life

Her father Vader van Gennip also skated in his younger years.

Associated With

She won three gold medals at the 1988 Winter Olympics, as did skier Matti Nykanen.

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