Who was Fanny Blankers-Koen? Olympic hero who blazed a trail for women athletes honoured with Google Doodle on her 100th birthday

Who was Fanny Blankers-Koen? Olympic hero who blazed a trail for women athletes honoured with Google Doodle on her 100th birthday
Nicknamed The Flying Housewife, Blankers-Koen triumphed over adversity, smashing through gender barriers - but she was a reluctant hero