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Dutch athlete who won four gold medals at the 1948 London Olympics, winning the 100 and 200 meters, the 80 meter hurdles, and the 4 x 100 meter relay. She also won 5 European titles and 58 Dutch championships.
She married her coach, Jan Blankers, a year after competing in the Olympics.
How did Fanny Blankers-Koen die?
Fanny Blankers-Koen's death was caused by Alzheimer's Disease.
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Age of death||85 years|
|Birthday||April 26, 1918|
|Death date||January 25, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|