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Fred Roethlisberger

Full name: Frederick Adolph "Fred" Roethlisberger
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: February 28, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Milwaukee Turners
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Related Olympians: Father of John Roethlisberger.

Biography

Fred Roethlisberger attended the University of Wisconsin, graduating in 1965, and also competed for the Milwaukee Turners. Roethlisberger starred at the 1967 Pan American Games, winning six medals and four golds, with gold in the all-around, the team event, parallel bars, and horizontal bars. He also competed at the 1966 World Championships.

Roethlisberger became much better known as a coach, coaching at the University of Minnesota for 33 years. During that time he won 11 Big 10 Championships, including five consecutive from 1976-80. He was Midwest Region Coach of the Year five times. Roethlisberger coached his son, [John Roethlisberger], who competed at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympics, and his daughter, Marie, who was an alternate to the 1984 Olympic team. He also coached the United States to a gold medal at the 1994 World Championships and was an assistant coach on the 1992 US Olympic team. Roethlisberger is a member of the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 34T
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 7
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 32T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 30T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 41T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 46T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 27 QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 58T QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 34T 109.70 54.40 55.30

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 7

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 32T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 32T 18.35 8.95 9.40

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 30T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 30T 18.40 9.25 9.15

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 41T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 41T 18.60 9.10 9.50

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 46T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 46T 18.45 9.10 9.35

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 27 QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 27 18.35 9.15 9.20

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 58T QR
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 58T 17.55 8.85 8.70
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