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Olympian dead

The Hague: Dutch swimmer Rie Mastenbroek, the first woman to win four medals during one Olympic Games, has died aged 84 in her home town of Rotterdam, the ANP news agency reported on Friday.

At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Mastenbroek, who was only seventeen, won golds for 100m freestyle, 400m freestyle and 4x100m freestyle. For the 100m backstroke, she got a silver medal. (AFP)

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