You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Fritz Schwab

Fritz Schwab

Full name: Erich Arthur Fritz Schwab
Gender: Male
Born: December 31, 1919 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: November 24, 2006
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Son of Arthur Tell Schwab.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Fritz Schwab also won a gold medal in the 1950 European Championships 10 kilometres walk, a silver medal in the 1946 European Championships 10 kilometres walk, and finished eighth in the 1954 European Championships 10 kilometres walk.

Personal Best: 10kmW – 44:44.8 (1939).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 10 kilometres Walk Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Men's 10 kilometres Walk Switzerland SUI 2 Silver

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Switzerland Final 3 46:00.2
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Switzerland Round One Heat Two 2 QU 46:38.0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Switzerland Final 2 45:41.0 45:41.03
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Switzerland Round One Heat Two 4 QU 47:06.0