Frank Kriz

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Frank Kriz
Country represented  United States
Born (1894-03-26)March 26, 1894
Died January 11, 1955(1955-01-11) (aged 60)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Frank Josef Kriz (March 26, 1894 – January 11, 1955) was an American gymnast and Olympic Champion. A member of the New York Sokol and the Bohemian Gymnastic Association, he competed in the 1920, 1924, and 1928 Summer Olympics.[1] in 1924 he received a gold medal in Vault.[2] In 1922 and 1924 he won the Amateur Athletic Union national gymnastics title.[3][4] In 1959 he was one of the initial inductees to the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sokolnewyork.org/history.htm
  2. ^ "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 26, 2008)
  3. ^ New York Times, Kriz Wins National Gymnastics Title, April 22, 1922
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-20. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  5. ^ http://www2.usa-gymnastics.org/hof/index.html