Rudolf “Putte” Kock

Rudolf “Putte” Kock

Birth
Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Death 31 Oct 1979 (aged 78)
Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Burial Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Memorial ID 14085497 · View Source
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Renowned Soccer-player, All-round athlete, Sports journalist. He played for the Swedish club AIK (Solna/Stockholm) from 1918 to 1928, and won the Swedish Championships in 1923. He played 37 international games representing Sweden, and was appointed "The best left-winger in the World" when Sweden gained Bronze at the Olympic Games in Paris 1924. He also played two international hockey games for Sweden, and was European Champion in 1922. Unfortunately a severe knee-injury put an end to his career at the age of 27. Furthermore he was one of Sweden's best bowling players as well as bridge players, and was a two-time European Bridge Champion. After his athlele career, he commenced a new one at the Swedish Television commenting sports and as a pool expert..

Bio by: Peter Robsahm


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  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 26 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14085497
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rudolf “Putte” Kock (29 Jun 1901–31 Oct 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14085497, citing Gustaf Vasa Columbarium, Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .