Timothy Beck

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Timothy Beck
Medal record
Men’s athletics
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Paris 4x100 m relay

Timothy Beck (born 2 January 1977 in Assen, Drenthe) is a Dutch sprinter. Together with Caimin Douglas, Patrick van Balkom and Troy Douglas he won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics. With the same team he also participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but by a mistake in the changing area they did not advance from the series.

Beck also competed as a bobsledder in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, where he finished in seventeenth position in the Four Men's Bob, he carried the Dutch flag at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics. He is of African-American descent.[1]

Timothy Beck carrying the Dutch flag during the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ "Black Europeans competing at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver". Retrieved 2016-12-14.

External links[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Jan Bos
Flagbearer for  Netherlands
Vancouver 2010
Succeeded by
Jorien ter Mors