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News13 Apr 2021


Dutch team selected for Silesia

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Naomi Sedney, Dafne Schippers, Jamile Samuel and Nadine Visser at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing (© Getty Images)

Dafne Schippers, Churandy Martina and Femke Bol are among the 24 athletes selected to represent the Netherlands at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 on 1-2 May.

The squad will compete in the 4x100m and 4x400m events. Dutch teams have already achieved Olympic qualification in the men's 4x100m and women's 4x400m, with the other teams in action at the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow, Poland, also targeting qualification for Tokyo and the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.

Five athletes feature in each 4x100m squad, while eight athletes have been named for the women's 4x400m and six for the men's 4x400m. The mixed 4x400m team will be selected from the athletes within the two 4x400m squads.

Dutch team for Silesia

WOMEN
4x100m: Jamile Samuel, Dafne Schippers, Naomi Sedney, Marije van Hunenstijn, Nadine Visser
4x400m: Femke Bol, Andrea Bouma, Laura de Witte, Lisanne de Witte, Marit Dopheide, Eva Hovenkamp, Lieke Klaver, Eveline Saalberg

MEN
4x100m: Taymir Burnet, Christopher Garia, Churandy Martina, Hensley Paulina, Joris van Gool
4x400m: Terrence Agard, Ramsey Angela, Liemarvin Bonevacia, Jochem Dobber, Tony van Diepen, Nout Wardenburg