Doris de Jong

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Referee
SexMale
Full nameIsidore "Doris"•de Jong (Winninck-de Jong-)
Used nameDoris•de Jong
Other namesDuris de Jong
Born1 February 1902 in Amsterdam (NED)
Died11 April 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 57 kg
NOC Netherlands

Biography

Doris de Jong fenced at both the 1928 and 1932 Olympics, competing with all three weapons in 1932. In July 1928 he married an American woman in London, and they emigrated to the United States together in November 1928. In 1929 he submitted an intent to apply for citizenship, and in September 1924, did so after the five-year mandatory waiting period. In the USA he took the name Duris. De Jong worked as a seaman until at least start of World War II. He later settled in Thousand Oaks, California, where he started a fencing club, the Conejo Fencers.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing NED Doris de Jong
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Netherlands 3 p2 r2/4
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing NED Doris de Jong
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9 p1 r2/3
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9 p1 r2/3
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 8 p3 r1/3

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing NED Doris de Jong
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Jury