John Krug

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Henry•Krug, Jr.
Used nameJohn•Krug
Born23 March 1880 in Newark, New Jersey (USA)
Died30 September 1933 in Newark, New Jersey (USA)
AffiliationsNational Turnverein
NOC United States


John Krug wrestled lightweight freestyle at the 1908 London Olympics, finishing in a tie for fifth place. Krug represented the National Turnverein. He later became a metal polisher at Spitdorf Electric in 1918.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA John Krug
Lightweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) =5


Dates previously given as 1 December 1886 - June 1972, but they belong to one John Joseph Krug from New York City.