Tiest van Gestel

Olympic athlete

1881 – 1969

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Who was Tiest van Gestel?

Jan Baptist Jozef "Tiest" van Gestel was an archer from the Netherlands.

He was born in Goirle and died in Goirle.

He represented his native country at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. There he won the gold medal in the Men's Team Event, alongside Joep Packbiers, Piet de Brouwer, Driekske van Bussel, Janus van Merrienboer, Jo van Gastel, Janus Theeuwes, and Theo Willems.

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Born
Mar 29, 1881
Died
Feb 9, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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