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Arthur Bischoff

Full name: Arthur Bischoff
Gender: Male
Born: May 12, 1901
Died: August 25, 1976
Affiliations: SC St. Gallen, Sankt Gallen (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Diving

Biography

Arthur Bischoff, one of five children, attended school in St. Gallen and after that he started his education as chimney sweep in the company of his father. After finishing he spent some years in Engadin and returned in 1922 to join the family business, which he took over in 1936. Before that he led the cadets corps in St. Gallen for four years and from 1929-36 lived with his wife in Davos, where they ran the lido Davos and he also worked as swimming teacher. Bischoff was a good swimmer, gymnast, and cross-country skier but his favorite sport was diving. Bischoff was a Swiss champion in springboard (1923-29) and high diving (1925, 1927) and also participated in two Olympics (1924 / 1928). He also competed successfully in some international matches especially in Italy. In his later life he enjoyed the summertime at Bodensee (Lake Constance) and loved to spend time with his two grandchildren.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Men's Springboard Switzerland SUI 6 p2 r1/2
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Men's Springboard Switzerland SUI 7 p2 r1/2

Men's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS JO JP
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two 6 29.0 385.0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #1 5 5.0 78.0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #2 6 6.0 61.0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #3 6 6.0 69.0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #4 6 6.0 105.0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #5 6 6.0 72.0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two 7 35.0 100.14
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #1 7 7.0 97.0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #2 7 7.0 103.3
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #3 7 7.0 100.0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #4 7 7.0 96.9
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Diving Switzerland Round One Pool Two Judge #5 7 7.0 103.5
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