You Are Here > > > Gerrit Kruize

Gerrit Kruize

Full name: Gerrit Kruize
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (197 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: May 2, 1923 in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Died: May 11, 2009 in Cary, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Westchester Field Hockey Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey

Related Olympians: Uncle of Hans Kruize; Brother of Roepie Kruize; Uncle of Hidde Kruize; Uncle of Ties Kruize.

Biography

Gerrit Kruize grew up in the Netherlands but moved to the United States and became a US citizen in June 1955. He attended school in the Netherlands. In the US, Kruize played for the Westchester Field Hockey Club. At the time of the 1956 Olympics he worked as a salesman.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey Men's Hockey United States USA 11T

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey United States USA Final Standings 11T 1956-11-23 4 0
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey United States USA Classification Round 9-12 Match #6 1T 1956-12-06 USA 1, AFG 1 0
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey United States USA Group A Match #1 2 1956-11-26 SGP 6, USA 1 0
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1956-11-28 IND 16, USA 0 0
1956 Summer 33 Melbourne Hockey United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1956-11-30 AFG 5, USA 1 0
id: 20,409