Arie van Vliet

1916 - 2001

Arie van Vliet

Arie Gerrit van Vliet (18 March 1916 – 9 July 2001) was a Dutch sprint cyclist. Between 1934 and 1957, he won 13 medals at world championships, including four gold medals, and set several world records in sprint events, despite the interruption by World War II. He also won a gold medal in 1000 m time trial and a silver medal in the individual sprint at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arie van Vliet has received more than 16,473 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 268th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Arie van Vliet ranks 269 out of 2,090Before him are Xenia Stad-de Jong, Harri Larva, Henry Eriksson, Mykola Avilov, Oscar Pistorius, and Tommy Hampson. After him are Eino Penttilä, Spyridon Belokas, Gunder Hägg, Charles Bacon, Arvo Askola, and Nadezhda Chizhova.

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Among people born in 1916, Arie van Vliet ranks 142Before him are Ángel Suquía Goicoechea, Fiorenzo Angelini, Dorothy McGuire, Harry James, Irving Wallace, and Françoise Giroud. After him are Antonio Buero Vallejo, Nelly Landry, Fernando Lamas, Yvon Petra, Anna Yegorova, and Evelyn Keyes. Among people deceased in 2001, Arie van Vliet ranks 151Before him are Joe Fagan, Barend Biesheuvel, Arturo Uslar Pietri, Dorothy McGuire, Mongo Beti, and Joe Henderson. After him are R. K. Narayan, J. J. Johnson, Mordecai Richler, Juan José Arreola, Jenő Fock, and Ken Aston.

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