Heino Kruus

1926 - 2012

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Heino Kruus (30 September 1926 in Tallinn – 24 June 2012) was an Estonian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He trained at VSS Kalev in TallinnHe was a member of the Soviet team, which won the silver medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heino Kruus has received more than 11,798 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Heino Kruus is the 168th most popular basketball player, the 136th most popular biography from Estonia and the 2nd most popular Estonian Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Heino Kruus ranks 168 out of 1,264Before him are Juan Carlos Navarro, Michel Bonnevie, Gennadi Volnov, Robert Horry, Mark Eaton, and Jason Williams. After him are Joann Lõssov, Ben Wallace, Dwight Howard, Kyrie Irving, Jonas Kazlauskas, and Frank Ramsey.

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Among people born in 1926, Heino Kruus ranks 350Before him are Verne Gagne, Don Gordon, Zakaria Chihab, Danny Blanchflower, Piero Drogo, and Klaus Schütz. After him are Johannes Joachim Degenhardt, Angus Scrimm, Jacques Swaters, Arne Bendiksen, Joe Slovo, and John Gardner. Among people deceased in 2012, Heino Kruus ranks 329Before him are Ian Burgess, Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Susan Tyrrell, Joe South, Jerzy Kulej, and Klaus Schütz. After him are Ralph McQuarrie, Bill Moggridge, Bob Welch, J. Bernlef, Rodolfo Quezada Toruño, and Earl Scruggs.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Heino Kruus ranks 136 out of 276Before him are Ilmar Kullam (1922), Jaak Lipso (1940), Osvald Käpp (1905), Heinrich Mark (1911), Ivo Linna (1949), and Ene Ergma (1944). After him are Silvi Vrait (1951), Nikolai Stepulov (1913), August Gailit (1891), Joann Lõssov (1921), Aavo Pikkuus (1954), and Mihkel Veske (1843).


Among basketball players born in Estonia, Heino Kruus ranks 2Before him are Jaak Lipso (1940). After him are Joann Lõssov (1921), Tiit Sokk (1964), Martin Müürsepp (1974), and Kristjan Kangur (1982).