Full name: Ruurd Gerbens Leegstra
Born: June 29, 1877 in Wonokusumo, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
Died: January 17, 1933 in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Affiliations: Njord, Leiden (NED)
Related Olympians: Father of Tjerk Leegstra.
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Ruurd Leegstra, a student of nautical engineering, was a crewman of the Minerva eight that competed at the 1900 Olympics and placed third. Leegstra was born in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), and lived there for much of his life.
|1900 Summer||22||Paris||Rowing||Men's Coxed Eights||Minerva Amsterdam||NED||3||Bronze|
|1900 Summer||22||Paris||Rowing||Minerva Amsterdam||NED||Final||6:23.0|
|1900 Summer||22||Paris||Rowing||Minerva Amsterdam||NED||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4:59.2|