Alberts RUMBA

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Speed Skating

  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Chamonix 1924
  • Year of Birth
    1892
Olympic Results

Biography

Alberts RUMBA

In addition to his two Olympic appearances in 1924 and 1928, Alberts Rumba competed in two World Championships placing 7th (1927) and 5th (1926). At home, he was an all-round champion in 1924 and 1926-1932. Later Rumba also worked as a coach. In 1928, he was appointed president of the Latvian Union of Winter Sports and in 1934 elected as a member of the International Skating Union (ISU). After World War II, Rumba worked for the Physical Culture Sport Committee of the Latvian SSR, but was deported to the Amur Region from 1949-1956.

Personal Bests: 500 – 45.2 (1928); 1500 – 2:24.4 (1927); 5000 – 8:59.8 (1927); 10000 – 18:18.0 (1928).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

St. Moritz 1928

#16
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
#14
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
#15
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Chamonix 1924

#16
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
#10
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
#11
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
#11
10,000 metres
10,000 metres Speed Skating
#7
Allround
Allround Speed Skating