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BelgianBorn Gerardus Theodorus Hubertus VAN INNIS

Belgian competitor in the sport of archery

Born on February 24, 1866 in Elewijt , Belgium

Died on November 25, 1961 in Zemst , Belgium

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As a young boy the story goes he was forced to work as a milk delivery boy in the villages around Brussels, and at the end of his deliveries he would send his dog and cart home while he went off to practice his archery skills.

Van Innis was 34 years old when he competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France, he entered four events, he won gold medals in the Au Cordon Doré 33 metres and the Au Chapelet 33 metres events, he also came second behind Frenchman Henri Hérouin in the Au Cordon Doré 50 metres, his worst result of the Games was a fourth place in the Au Chapelet 50 metres.


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