Chris Fridfinnson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris Fridfinnson
Chris Fridfinnson, 1920 Olympics.jpg
Fridfinnson at the 1920 Olympics.
Born (1898-06-14)June 14, 1898
Baldur, MB, CAN
Died November 10, 1938(1938-11-10) (aged 40)
Selkirk, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 128 lb (58 kg; 9 st 2 lb)
Position Rover
Played for Winnipeg Falcons
Playing career –present
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for  Canada
Gold 1920 Antwerp Team competition

Kristmundur Numi Fridfinnson (June 14, 1898 – November 10, 1938) was a Canadian ice hockey player of Icelandic heritage who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was born in Baldur, Manitoba.

Fridfinnson was the rover for the Winnipeg Falcons, the Canadian team in the 1920 Olympics, and scored the winning goal in the game which decided the gold medal, a game the Canadians won 12-1. He was of Icelandic descent and died in Selkirk, Manitoba.

Awards and achievements[edit]

External links[edit]