The runner Fanny Blankers-Koen passed away at age 85, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Fanny Blankers-Koen 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.
How did Fanny Blankers-Koen die?
Fanny Blankers-Koen's death was caused by alzheimer's disease.
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Age of death||85 years|
|Birthday||April 26, 1918|
|Death date||January 25, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|