View Namesake: Jaap Kraaier
BIRTH DATE: 1913 November 28
BIRTH PLACE: Zaandam, the Netherlands
DEATH DATE: 2004 January 7
DEATH PLACE: Egmond aan Zee, the Netherlands
DESCRIPTION: At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, he placed third (and thus won the bronze medal) at the men's K-1 1000 metres competition.