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Frank Krick

Full name: Frank Joseph Krick
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 30, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 5, 1982 in Troy, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: PCC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Frank Krick represented the Philadelphia Canoe Club and competed for the US at two Olympics (1952-56) in canoeing. In 1956, Krick was 46-years old at the Melbourne Olympics, although he was younger than his partner, [John Haas], who was 47. Krick and Haas made a formidable doubles pair in Canadian canoeing, winning US titles in C-2 in 1946-47, 1949, 1954, and 1956. Krick also won in 1938-40 and 1959 with different partners, and added US C-4 titles in 1954-56. Krick served in the US Army during World War II. He was known as a distance canoeist, and once paddled 87 miles in 11½ hours.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 42 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres United States USA 7
1952 Summer 42 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres United States USA 5
1956 Summer 46 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres United States USA 10

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 42 Helsinki Canoeing United States USA John Haas Final Round 1952-07-28
1952 Summer 42 Helsinki Canoeing United States USA John Haas Round One Heat Two 1952-07-28

Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 42 Helsinki Canoeing United States USA John Haas Final Standings 1952-07-27
1956 Summer 46 Melbourne Canoeing United States USA John Haas Final Standings 1956-11-30
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