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Stubby Kruger

Full name: Harold Herman "Stubby" Kruger
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Born: September 21, 1897 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, United States
Died: October 7, 1965 in Burbank, California, United States
Affiliations: Healani Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Harold “Stubby” Kruger was a Hawaiian native who swam for the Healani Club. He swam the 100 backstroke at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics, placing fifth. Kruger was third in the event at the 1920 US Olympic Trials. Kruger later became an actor and stuntman, often filling in for Douglas Fairbanks or Spencer Tracy. He died in Los Angeles but was buried in Honolulu.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 5

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Swimming United States Final 5
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 Q 1:19.0
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