Jacob van Westrop

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJacob•van Westrop
Used nameJacob•van Westrop
Other namesJacob Van Westrup
Born7 November 1886 in Zaandam (NED)
Died28 June 1962 in Blue Island, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsHercules, Amsterdam (NED)
NOC Netherlands


Later emigrated to the United States. Logged as Van Westrup at Ellis Island records.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling NED Jacob van Westrop
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) =5