Gerson, Claus : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Gerson, Claus

Claus O. Gerson

Sport:
field hockey

Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1948

Olympic Info:
Gerson played on the United States field hockey team at the 1948 London Olympic Games. The American team lost all three of their matches in the preliminary round (2-0 to Afghanistan, 3-1 to Switzerland, and 11-0 to Great Britain), and were eliminated One of Gerson's teammates was goalie John Slade. The U.S. has never won a field hockey game in Olympic history.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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