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Eddie Schroeder

Full name: Edward Julius "Eddie" Schroeder
Gender: Male
Born: January 20, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 1, 2005 in Tucson, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Northwest Skating Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Eddie Schroeder attended Tilden Tech in Chicago and made three US Olympic speed skating teams, competing in 1932 and 1936, and making the 1940 team. Schroeder was North American All-around Champion in 1934. He was one of the first Americans to win medals at the World Championships, taking a distance gold in the 10K in 1933, silvers in the 1932 and 1936 5K, and an all-around bronze in 1936, adding another distance bronze in the 1933 5,000 m. He later served as a coach for the 1960 US Olympic speed skating team. Schroeder is a member of the US Speedskating Hall of Fame. He stayed involved in the Olympic Movement by carrying the Olympic Torch prior to both the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

Personal Bests: 500 – 44.4 (1936); 1500 – 2:21.0 (1933); 5000 – 8:29.8 (1933); 10000 – 17:27.9 (1933).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 8
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 12T
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 15
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 8

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating United States Final Standings 12T 2:24.3 29.5 1:05.5 1:44.5

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating United States Final Standings 15 8:49.1 1:03 1:45 2:26 3:07 3:50 4:32 5:14 5:56 6:38 7:22 8:05

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 4c 8c 1.2k 1.6k 2k 2.4k 2.8k 3.2k 3.6k 4k 4.4k 4.8k 5.2k 5.6k 6k 6.4k 6.8k 7.2k 7.6k 8k 8.4k 8.8k 9.2k 9.6k
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Round 8
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Round One Heat 2 4 Q
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Original Round One Heat 2 1 17:52.2
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Speed Skating United States Final Standings 8 17:52.0 44.5 1:26.0 2:08.5 2:51.0 3:33.0 4:15.5 4:58.5 5:41.0 6:23.5 7:05.5 7:48.0 8:30.0 9:10.0 9:55.0 10:38.5 11:22.0 12:05.0 12:48.5 13:31.5 14:15.0 14:58.0 15:41.0 16:24.0 17:08.0
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