15 May 1888|
|Died||29 February 1944
Auschwitz concentration camp
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
Abraham Mok (15 May 1888 – 29 February 1944) was a Dutch gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He is remembered as one of four members of that squad to die during the Holocaust of the 1940s.
Death and legacy
Mok, who had ethnic Jewish parents, was deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp located in Oświęcim, Małopolskie, Poland and killed there on February 29, 1944. Mok was one of four members of the 1908 Dutch gymnastics team to die in the Holocaust, sharing the grim fate with teammates Isidore Goudeket, Abraham de Oliviera, and Jonas Slier.
- "Abraham Mok," Sports-Reference.com/
- Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith, The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2000; pg. 61.