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Fritz Kraatz

Full name: Friedrich Hermann Heinrich "Fritz" Kraatz
Gender: Male
Born: February 4, 1906 in Davos, Graubünden, Switzerland
Died: January 15, 1992
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Fritz Kraatz was a left winger who played for HC Davos from 1921-33, usually wearing eyeglasses, although he switched to defense in the 30s. He competed for them at the Spengler Cup from 1927-33, helping them win the title in 1927 and 1933 and place second in 1930. He also helped the side to Swiss Championships in 1926-27 and 1929-33. Kraatz played at the European Championships in 1925-26 and 1929, winning a gold medal in 1926 and a bronze medal in 1925. He also won a bronze medal with Switzerland in his only appearance at the World Championships in 1930. Kraatz later went into sports administration, first working briefly as a referee, but eventually serving as President of the Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace (LIHG), the forerunner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), in 1947-48, and 1951-54. Kraatz was a medical doctor.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 3 1928-02-11 0 0 0
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #2 1 1928-02-17 SUI 4, GBR 0 0
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #4 2 1928-02-18 SWE 4, SUI 0 0
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #5 2 1928-02-19 CAN 13, SUI 0 0
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Group C Match #3 1 1928-02-16 SUI 1, GER 0 0
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