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Herberts Kušķis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHerberts•Kušķis
Used nameHerberts•Kušķis
Born5 March 1913 in Rīga (LAT)
Died29 December 1994 in Toronto, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsASK Rīga, Rīga (LAT)
NOC Latvia


Herberts Kušķis was a Latvian ice hockey player who tended goal at the 1936 Winter Olympics. He also competed at the World Championships in 1933-35 and 1938-39 and at the 1932 European Championships. Kušķis was capped 16 times for Latvia. While playing with Union Rīga (1931-34) and ASK Rīga (1934-40), he won six Latvian league titles. After World War II Kušķis moved to Canada, living in Toronto for the rest of his life.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) LAT Herberts Kušķis
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Latvia =13