Tilly van der Zwaard

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Tilly van der Zwaard (18 January 1938 – 6 February 2019) was a Dutch middle distance runner. She was born in Leiden, the Netherlands. She participated in the 1962 European Athletics Championships in Belgrade where she won a bronze medal in the 400 m event.[1]

Van der Zwaard twice represented her native country in the 400 m event at the Summer Olympics, in 1964 and 1968.[2] Her best achievement was sixth place in 1964.[2]

Van der Zwaard died in Edgewater, Florida on 6 February 2019 from complications of Alzheimer's disease, aged 81.[3]

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  1. "European Championships (Women)". Gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tilly van der Made-van der Zwaard Archived 2020-04-18 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  3. Tilly van der Zwaard overleden