Van Der Weijden Beats Cancer, Wins Olympic 10K


7 years ago, he was on his death bed with leukemia, but survived and built up his body again by swimming. Yesterday, he became the olympic 10K open water swimming champion. Read SwimNews and SwimInfo.

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