Gerard Tebroke

Gerardus Franciscus Tebroke (9 November 1949 - 19 March 1995) was a runner from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in 10,000 m and finished in 14th place.[1]

Gerard Tebroke
Gerard Tebroke 1980.jpg
Gerard Tebroke in 1980
Personal information
Born9 November 1949
Enschede, the Netherlands
Died19 March 1995
Doetinchem, the Netherlands
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportRunning
ClubCIKO '66, Arnhem
Gerard Tebroke in 1970

In 1978, Tebroke set new national records in 5,000 m (13'21.68) and 10,000 m (27'36.64), which stood until 1997 and 2000. He died unexpectedly from an intracranial hemorrhage. Since 1996, a regular (annual or biennial) running competition is carried out in Aalten in his honor.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gerard Tebroke Archived December 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ 10e Gerard Tebroke Memorialloop. gelre.fm (29 May 2010)

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