Kenny Burruss

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameBruce Kenneth “Kenny”•Burruss
Used nameKenny•Burruss
Born11 January 1947
Died31 July 2010
NOC United States


Kenny Burruss played in the pelota Basque demonstration events at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Very little is known about the US players in the sport. Burrus played cesta punta, doubles and finished fifth. He was from Florida and was known to visit jai alai frontons, which is perhaps where he became interested in playing pelota


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Basque pelota USA Kenny Burruss
Cesta Punta, Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 5