N. van Driel

Korfball Player

N. van Driel was a Dutch track and field athlete representing athletics club R.S. Rozenburg in the early 1920s. She also played korball with the same club.[1]

N. van Driel
Personal information
ResidenceRotterdam, Netherlands
Sport
SportTrack and field athletics
ClubR.S. Rozenburg

Van Driel was the only women who was able in 1921 to beat Annie van de Blankevoort in the 80 metres event, who was was named in the media “the invincible” that year.[2] She beated her at the seasons’ first 1921 South Holland competition meeting.[3][4]

At the 1921 Dutch Athletics Championships was the first national championships that included women’s events. Van Driel became the first female Dutch national champion in the 4x 100 metres relay event with Rozenburg.[5] She won also the bronze medal in the 80 metres as part of these national championships a week later.[6]

Achievements

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1921
5 May - Competition of South Holland - 1st meeting (Rotterdam)[3][4]
2nd: long jump
2nd: 100 metres
1st: 80 metres
2nd: bal throw
1st: high jump
22 May - National competition (H.V.V.) [7]
3rd 80 metres
1st 4x 100 metres mixed relay
5 June - Competition of South Holland[8]
1st: 100 metres
1st: high jump
2nd: long jump
2nd: bal throwing
12 June - 1st: 80 metres - ZHAB national competition[5]
2nd 80 metres
  4x 100 metres relay (1921 Dutch Athletics Championships)
19 June -   80 metres - 1921 Dutch Athletics Championships (Zeist)[6]
3 July - 2nd: 80 metres - Pro Partia international competition (Sparta)[9]
31 July - Philips athletics competition (Eindhoven)[10]
2nd 80 metres
1st high jump
7 August - 2nd: 80 metres - ODI competition[2]
14 August - athletics certificate for korfball players [11]

References

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  1. "R.S.V. "Rozenburg 1913–1933". Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 30 August 1933. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Athletiek. O.D.I." De Maasbode (in Dutch). 8 August 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Competitie Zuid-Höll. Athl. Bond". Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 7 May 2021. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Zuid-Hollandsche Athletiek-bond". Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant (in Dutch). 6 May 2021. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Nationale wedstrijden van den Z.H.A.B." Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 13 June 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Athletiek te Amsterdam". Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 20 June 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  7. "Jubileum N.A.U." Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 23 May 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  8. "Competitie Z.H.A.B." Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 7 June 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  9. "Athletiek. Pro Patria". Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 4 July 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  10. "Athletiek-wedstrijden". Nieuwsblad van het Zuiden (in Dutch). 1 August 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  11. "Athletiek voor korfballers(sters)". Voorwaarts (in Dutch). 15 August 1921. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.

Other websites

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  • Image, after becoming 1921 National Champion.