George Peternousek

Olympic athlete

1947 –

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Who is George Peternousek?

Jiri "George" Peternousek is a former professional ice hockey player.

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia he later became a naturalised Dutch citizen and competed for the Netherlands national ice hockey team at both the 1980 Winter Olympics and the 1981 World Ice Hockey Championships.

A defenceman, Peternousek scored a goal and two assists in all 5 of Holland's games in Lake Placid. He had two assists in 8 games at the World Championships the following year.

Peternousek played seven years with Dutch club Tilburg Trappers.

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Born
Mar 11, 1947
Prague
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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