Ricky Bruch

Sweden

Track & Field (Discus Throw)

B: July 2, 1946
D: May 30, 2011

1972 Olympic Discus Throw Bronze Medalist

At the 1968 Olympic Games, Bruch finished in eighth place. He took the silver meal at the 1969 European Championships. In 1972, he tied the world record of 68.40 meters in Stockholm and later in the summer won the bronze medal in Munich. He failed to advance out of the qualifying round in Montreal and set his personal best of 71.26 meters in 1984, still ninth on the all-time list. Bruch died at age 64 from pancreatic cancer.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1975 European Heat 4
5
33 1/2
Tennis, Weight Lifting
TOTALS
33 1/2
2

PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters

44.3

1975 European Heat 4
Tennis

1st

1975 European Heat 4
Weight Lifting - Clean & Jerk

135.0

1975 European Heat 4
Gym Test - Medicine Ball Throw

19.73

1975 European Heat 4
Gym Test - Parallel Bar Dips

25

1975 European Heat 4
Gym Test - Squat Thrusts
51
1975 European Heat 4
Shooting
66
1975 European Heat 4
Soccer Penalties (out of 5)
2
1975 European Heat 4
100 Meter Dash
13.2
1975 European Heat 4
Cycling - 800 Meters

1:39.3

1975 European Heat 4
Points Scored (8 of 10 events)

33 1/2

1975 European Heat 4


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