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Ton Richter

Full name: Antonius Maria "Ton" Richter
Gender: Male
Born: November 16, 1919 in Blaricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: August 10, 2009 in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: Be Fair, Hilversum (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As the goalkeeper of the Dutch field hockey team, Ton Richter won a bronze medal in the 1948 Olympics. After narrowly losing to eventual champions India, the Dutch defeated Pakistan for the bronze, although they drew their first match for third place. Richter was capped a total of 16 times, but the Olympics were his only major tournament. In the Dutch league, he played for Be Fair, HMHC and Kameleon, all clubs from his home town of Hilversum. Between 1954 and 1964, he served on the board of HMHC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Men's Hockey Netherlands NED 3 Bronze

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Final Standings 3 1948-07-31 7 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Final Round Match 3/4 1T 1948-08-12 PAK 1, NED 1 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Final Round Replay 3/4 1 1948-08-13 NED 4, PAK 1 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1948-08-09 IND 2, NED 1 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Group C Match #1 1 1948-07-31 NED 4, BEL 1 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Group C Match #3 1 1948-08-02 NED 4, DEN 1 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Group C Match #6 1 1948-08-03 NED 2, FRA 0 0
1948 Summer 28 London Hockey Netherlands NED Group C Match #9 2 1948-08-07 PAK 6, NED 1 0
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