Rijker, Lucia (1967–)
Rijker, Lucia (1967–)
Dutch boxer. Born Dec 7, 1967, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Won the Amsterdam fencing championships at 13, then took up kickboxing, amassing a 36-0 record, winning 4 World titles; began boxing (1988); in US debut, knocked out Melinda Robinson (1996); captured the WIBF European championship (1997); won the WIBF super lightweight title (1997) and IBO Women's junior welterweight title (1998); was the subject of documentary Shadow Boxers (2000).
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