Dr. Rudy Gittens
Dr. Rudy
Gittens

Born
Dec 30, 1932
Age
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Club
N/A
Birthplace
Port of Spain, TRI
Height
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School(s)
University of Saskatchewan University of Ottawa
Where they grew up
Port of Spain, TRI

Bio

Dr. Rudy Gittens
Rudolph Ormsby Gittens, BSP, MD, CSPQ, FRCSC, FACS, FAASP... spoke English, French, Spanish... he was 21 years old when he moved to Saskatoon, SK in 1953... obtained pharmaceutical and medical degrees at the University of Saskatchewan... earned a fellowship in orthopaedics from the University of Ottawa... he was 80 years old when he passed away in Ottawa, ON on 18 September 2013...

For Sport

served as a physician with the Ottawa Gee Gee’s university football team... served as a physician for the Ottawa Rough Riders (1966-89)... served as a physician for the Ottawa 67s hockey team (1968-97)... served as physician with the Ottawa Intrepid SC...

served as Chairman of Canada Soccer’s Medical Committee (starting 1992)... served as a team doctor in Canada Soccer’s men’s national, men’s national youth and women’s national programs from 1984 to 2007... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup USSR 1985... served on Canada’s staff when the team finished first at the 1986 CONCACAF Men’s Youth Championship in Trinidad & Tobago... served on Canada’s staff at the X Pan American Games Indianapolis 1987... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Chile 1987... served on Canada’s staff when the team finished first at the I Jeux de la Francophonie Maroc 1989... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA U-17 World Championship Japan 1993... served on Canada’s staff when the team finished first at the 1996 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997... served on Canada’s staff at the 2000 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament... served on Canada’s staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2000 (Canada was eliminated in the CONCACAF semifinal stage)... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA Confederations Cup Japan 2001... served on Canada’s staff at the 2004 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament...

served as Chairman of the CONCACAF Medical Committee (starting 1990)... served as a Member of the FIFA Medical Committee (starting 1994)... served on medical matters at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Football Tournaments... served on the FIFA Sports Medical Committee... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the 1998 FIFA World Cup France... served as Chair of the Medical Organising Committee for the 1998 CONCACAF Women’s Championship...

served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA World Youth Championship Nigeria 1999 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Guatemala 2000... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA U-17 World Championship Trinidad and Tobago 2001 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA World Youth Championship UAE 2003 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA U-17 World Championship Finland 2003 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served on the Sports Medical Committee for the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served on the Medical Committee for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany... served as the General Medical Officer for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007...

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