Els Vader

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Els Vader
Els Vader 1980.jpg
Els Vader in 1980
Personal information
Born(1959-09-24)24 September 1959
Vlissingen, the Netherlands
DiedFebruary 8, 2021(2021-02-08) (aged 61)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
ClubZeeland Sport, Vlissingen
Medal record

Elisabeth Cornelia "Els" Vader (married Scharn) (24 September 1959 – 8 February 2021) was a Dutch track and field sprinter. She competed at the 1980, 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics in the 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m relay (in 1988 only), but failed to reach the finals in any event.[1]

Vader died from thyroid cancer on 8 February 2021, aged 61.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Els Vader". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-04. Full name: Elisabeth Cornelia "Els" Vader (-Scharn)
  2. Voormalig topatlete Els Vader (61) overleden Archived 2021-02-10 at Archive.today (in Dutch)