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Ernie Suwara

Full name: Ernest Emil "Ernie" Suwara, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: March 15, 1945 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Hollywood Stars
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Related Olympians: Brother of Rudy Suwara.

Biography

Ernie Suwara played for UCLA and he was the youngest member of the 1964 United States’ men’s volleyball team, but was voted team MVP. Graduating from UCLA in 1967, Suwara made All-American four times, helping them win NCAA titles in 1965 and 1967. His brother, [Rudy Suwara], played on the 1968 Olympic team. Suwara later settled in Kansas City where he worked for a time for Dean Witter and the Kansas City Board of Trade. He was inducted into the UCLA Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball Men's Volleyball United States USA 9

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1964-10-13 USA 3, NED 0 3 4 11
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #8 1 1964-10-14 USA 3, KOR 2 3 5 19
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #15 2 1964-10-15 HUN 3, USA 0 0 4 21
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #17 2 1964-10-17 TCH 3, USA 0 0 3 12
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #25 2 1964-10-18 JPN 3, USA 1 1 6 22
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #26 2 1964-10-19 BUL 3, USA 0 0 0 1
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #35 2 1964-10-21 URS 3, USA 0 0 1 5
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #38 2 1964-10-22 BRA 3, USA 2 2 7 17
1964 Summer 19 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #45 2 1964-10-23 ROU 3, USA 1 1 2 1
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