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Johan Burk

Full name: Johan Frederik Karel Hendrik Jacob Burk
Gender: Male
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: May 11, 1887 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: De Amstel, Amsterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Amsterdammer Johan Burk was a member of his home city’s De Amstel rowing club when he won an Olympic bronze medal in 1908. Burk later left the Netherlands to work in railway construction in the South African province of Natal but eventually settled in the USA. After serving in the US Army during World War One he worked for decades as a clerk and bookkeeper in Brooklyn, New York.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 20 London Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Amstel Amsterdam NED 3T Bronze

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1908 Summer 20 London Rowing Amstel Amsterdam NED Semi-Finals Heat Two