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John Schmitt

Full name: John Victor Schmitt
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: December 23, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 13, 1991 in Largo, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At only 5-7¼ (1.71) and 165 lbs. (75 kg.), John Schmitt is one of the smallest U.S. Olympic rowers ever. In 1928 he represented the Penn Barge Club and partnered Paul McDowell at the Olympic Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Rowing United States USA Paul McDowell Semi-Finals Heat One 7:15.6
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Rowing United States USA Paul McDowell Quarter-Finals Heat Two 7:12.0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Rowing United States USA Paul McDowell Round One Heat Two 8:06.4