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The national swimming championships in the De Miranadabad in Amsterdam

Week number 56-37

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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National swimming championships in the De Mirandabad in Amsterdam, which also counts as the last selection game for the Olympic Games in Melbourne. Cockie Gastelaars from Schiedam wins the 100m freestyle for women, finishing before Hettie Balkenende and Geertje Wielema. Ada den Haan wins the 200m breaststroke in a world record. Atie Voorbij wins the 100m butterfly stroke, finishing before Tineke Lagerberg and Jopie Troost. Leny de Nijs wins the 100m backstroke, finishing before Van Ekris, Wielema, Band, Joke de Korte and Jopie van Alphen.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
2 September 1956
Length:
01:48

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Contributions:
Bloemendal, Philip (commentaar)
Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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