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Arthur Tell Schwab

Full name: Arthur Tell Schwab
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: September 4, 1896 in Bortewitz, Sachsen, Germany
Died: February 27, 1945 in Siglingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: SC Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Fritz Schwab.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Arthur Schwab had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics 50 kilometres Walk; 2nd in the 1934 European Championships 50 kilometres Walk.

Personal Bests: 10kmW – 46:02.0 (1936); 50kmW – 4-31:32 (1935).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 27 Paris Athletics Men's 10 kilometres Walk Switzerland SUI 5
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Switzerland SUI AC DNF
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Switzerland SUI 2 Silver

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 27 Paris Athletics Switzerland Final 5 49:50.0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Athletics Switzerland Round One Heat Two 3 QU

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Athletics Switzerland Final Standings AC DNF
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Athletics Switzerland Final Standings 2 4-32:09.2
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