Fanny Blankers-Koen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 26, 1918

Death Date

Jan 25, 2004

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease

Place of Death

Jan 25, 2004



The runner Fanny Blankers-Koen died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.