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Judikje “Jud” Simons

(1904 - 1943)

Judikje “Jud” Simons was born in The Hague, Netherlands, on August 20, 1904. As a member of the Dutch gymnastics team, she won a gold medal in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

She was deported and murdered together with her husband Bernard, their five-year-old daughter Sonja, and their three-year-old son Leon. She died in Sobibor on March 20, 1943.

Jud Simons is third from the right in the photo of the 1928 Summer Olympic gold medal gymnastic team.

Source: “Jud Simons,” Wikipedia.

Photo: Wikipedia Public Domain.