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Jack Schumacher

Full name: Jakob "Jack" Schumacher
Gender: Male
Born: July 10, 1906
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Art Competitions


During the 1930s, Jack Schumacher was the best Swiss javelin thrower, winning various championships and setting a number of records for Switzerland. In an athletics meeting at the Letzigrund in Zürich in 1935 Schumacher was hit by a javelin on the neck and had to undergo emergency surgery. He competed for clubs in Lausanne, Winterthur and Zürich and was ninth in the javelin throw at the 1938 European Championships. Schumacher later became a sports-journalist and writer.

Personal Best: JT - 63.75 (1938).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Unknown Event Switzerland SUI AC

Mixed Literature, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Art Competitions Switzerland Final Standings AC Olympiakämpfer
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