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Willy Kreitz

Full name: Wilhelm "Willy" Kreitz
Gender: Male
Born: September 21, 1903 in Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: July 3, 1982 in Uccle, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Affiliations: CPA, Antwerpen (BEL)
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Ice Hockey, Art Competitions

Biography

Belgian sculptor Willy Kreitz was entered in three Olympic Winter Games as an ice hockey player (1924 as a substitute, 1928, and 1936) reaching the quarter-finals with Belgium in 1928 as his best result. He took part in three matches in both 1928 and 1936, while playing in Belgium for CPA Antwerpen.

Kreitz also participated as a sculptor in the 1936 Art Competitions of the Berlin Olympics. He studied sculpture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen and received the Van Leriusprijs for sculpture. In 1932 he was awarded the Prix de Roma. Kreitz was a traditional figurative sculptor and produced sculptures and statues for public spaces and portrait busts. He was also a teacher at the Antwerpen Academy from 1936 and from 1964-68 at the Institute.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Belgium BEL 5T
1936 Winter 32 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Belgium BEL 13T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Belgium BEL AC
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Belgium BEL AC hors concours
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Belgium BEL AC hors concours

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Final Standings 5T 1928-02-11 0 0 0
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group A Match #1 2 1928-02-11 GBR 7, BEL 3 0
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group A Match #4 1 1928-02-12 BEL 3, HUN 2 0
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group A Match #5 1 1928-02-16 BEL 3, FRA 1 0
1936 Winter 32 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Final Standings 13T 1936-02-06 0 0 0
1936 Winter 32 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group C Match #1 2 1936-02-06 HUN 11, BEL 2 0
1936 Winter 32 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group C Match #3 2 1936-02-07 TCH 5, BEL 0 0
1936 Winter 32 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Belgium BEL Group C Match #4 2 1936-02-08 FRA 4, BEL 2 0

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC Joueur de hockey s. glace
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC hors concours Goal Keeper Hockey s. glace
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC hors concours Escrimeur
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