Polak, Anna (1906–1943)

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Polak, Anna (1906–1943)

Dutch-Jewish gymnast. Name variations: Ans Polak; Anna Dresden-Polak. Born Nov 25, 1906, in Netherlands; killed at Sobibor concentration camp, July 23, 1943, with her 6-year-old daughter Eva; m. Barend Dresden (killed at Auschwitz, 1944).

At Amsterdam Olympics, won a gold medal for team all-around (1928), the 1st time women's gymnastics was on the Olympic program (no indiv. medals were awarded).

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