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Alberts Rumba

Full name: Alberts Rumba
Gender: Male
Born: October 15, 1892 in Lielvircava, Jelgavas novads, Latvia
Died: July 10, 1962 in RÄ«ga, RÄ«ga, Latvia
Country: LAT Latvia
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

In addition to his two Olympic appearances in 1924 and 1928, Alberts Rumba competed in two World Championships placing 7th (1927) and 5th (1926). At home, he was an all-round champion in 1924 and 1926-1932. Later Rumba also worked as a coach. In 1928, he was appointed president of the Latvian Union of Winter Sports and in 1934 elected as a member of the International Skating Union (ISU). After World War II, Rumba worked for the Physical Culture Sport Committee of the Latvian SSR, but was deported to the Amur Region from 1949-1956.

Personal Bests: 500 – 45.2 (1928); 1500 – 2:24.4 (1927); 5000 – 8:59.8 (1927); 10000 – 18:18.0 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Latvia LAT 16
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Latvia LAT 10
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Latvia LAT 11
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres Latvia LAT 11
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's Allround Latvia LAT 7
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Latvia LAT 16
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Latvia LAT 14
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Latvia LAT 15

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 16 48.8
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 16 46.3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 10 2:32.0
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 14 2:28.9

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 11 9:14.4
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 15 9:19.7 1:04.6 1:46.1 2:28.4 3:11.0 3:54.6 4:38.0 5:23.0 6:08.2 6:55.0 7:42.2 8:30.8

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 11 19:14.6

Men's Allround

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS TP T
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia Final Standings 7 27 212.64
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia 500 metres 11 48.8
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia 5,000 metres 8 9:14.4
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia 1,500 metres 6 2:32.0
1924 Winter 31 Chamonix Speed Skating Latvia 10,000 metres 8 19:14.6
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