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Kees Wijdekop

Olympic medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Bronze 1936 Berlin Folding K-2 10000 m

Cornelis Wijdekop (January 31, 1914 – April 8, 2008) was a Dutch aprint canoer who competed in the late 1930s. He won a bronze medal in the folding K-2 10000 m event with his older brother Piet at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Wijdekop was born in Amsterdam, where he was an instrument maker by profession and where the brother were members of the canoe club De Plassers. He died in Purmerend.


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