Conny VAN BENTUM

Netherlands NED

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    2 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Moscow 1980
  • Year of Birth
    1965
Olympic Results

Biography

Conny VAN BENTUM

Conny van Bentum was one of the best freestyle and butterfly swimmers of the 1980s. Her career started in 1979, when she won her first national title at age 13. She proceeded to reach the Olympic final of the 100 m freestyle and win a bronze medal with the Dutch relay squad. She went on to collect two more Olympic relay medals, as well as five World Championship medals (all bronze) and 12 European Championship medals (three silver, nine bronze). Her only international titles came at the 1985 Universiade, where she won the 100 and 200 m freestyle. After winning six medals at the 1983 European Championships, she was elected female athlete of the year in the Netherlands. After completing her medical studies, Van Bentum briefly worked as a staff doctor for the Dutch women's hockey team, before working as a GP in Amersfoort.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

#8
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
#6
100 metres Butterfly
100 metres Butterfly Swimming
#8
200 metres Butterfly
200 metres Butterfly Swimming
S
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay Swimming
#5
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay Swimming
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1984

#4
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
#5
200 metres Freestyle
200 metres Freestyle Swimming
#7
100 metres Butterfly
100 metres Butterfly Swimming
#8
200 metres Butterfly
200 metres Butterfly Swimming
S
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay Swimming
#DNS
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay Swimming
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

#5
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
B
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay
4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay Swimming