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Oscar Geier

Full name: Oscar Arnold Geier
Gender: Male
Born: August 19, 1882 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 5, 1942 in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, United States
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Oscar Geier was born in Switzerland but came to the United States in 1902 to open a branch office of a European law firm. He settled in New Jersey only to be recalled to Switzerland during World War I, when he became a captain in the Swiss Army. Returning to the US, he helped form the law firm of Richards & Geier. In sports, he competed in cycling, rowing, athletics, and bobsledding. With Reto Capadrutt, he was a frequent competitor in bobsledding at Lake Placid.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Men's Two Switzerland-2 SUI 2 Silver
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Men's Four Switzerland-2 SUI 4

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Reto Capadrutt Final Standings
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Reto Capadrutt Run 1
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Reto Capadrutt Run 2
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Reto Capadrutt Run 3
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Reto Capadrutt Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Final Standings
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Run 1
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Run 2
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Run 3
1932 Winter 49 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Switzerland-2 SUI Run 4