Fanny Blankers-Koen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 26, 1918

Death Date

January 25, 2004

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease



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.