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Ruurd Leegstra

Full name: Ruurd Gerbens Leegstra
Gender: Male
Born: June 29, 1877 in Wonokusumo, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
Died: January 17, 1933 in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Affiliations: Njord, Leiden (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Rowing

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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 22 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Minerva Amsterdam NED 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1900 Summer 22 Paris Rowing Minerva Amsterdam NED Final Round 6:23.0
1900 Summer 22 Paris Rowing Minerva Amsterdam NED Round One Heat One 4:59.2
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