• Born date: 1966-02-09
  • Born in: n.a.
Ellen van Langen

Ellen Gezina Maria van Langen (born February 9, 1966 in Oldenzaal, Overijssel) is a former Dutch middle distance runner. Van Langen has a degree in economics at the University of Amsterdam. Before she started running, she played football.At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Van Langen won the Olympic title in the 800 m in a time of 1:55.54, a time which remained her personal best. After her major achievement, she was plagued by various injuries.