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William Seiling

Full name: William Bernard Seiling
Gender: Male
Born: May 28, 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 5, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Southwest Turnverein, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

William Seiling was a member of the #1 team from the St. Louis Southwest Tumverein that won the silver medals in the 1904 tug-of-war event. He was well known as a local strongman and from 1895 to 1905 he was undefeated in local beer barrell lifting contests. He later opened a successful furniture store in St. Louis.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1-2 USA 2 Silver

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Tug-Of-War St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1-2 USA Round One Match #2 1 1904-08-31 Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA) , Metalos (GRE) , Kakousis (GRE) , Georgopoulos (GRE) , Georgantas (GRE) , Dimitrakopoulos (GRE)
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Tug-Of-War St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1-2 USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1904-08-31 Seiling (USA) , Olson (USA) , Magnusson (USA) , Johnson (USA) , Flanagan (USA) , Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA)
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Tug-Of-War St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1-2 USA Classification Round 2-3 Match #1 1 1904-09-01 Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA) , Thias (USA) , Jacobs (USA) , Haberkorn (USA) , Friede (USA) , Kugler (GER)
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Tug-Of-War St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1-2 USA Classification Round 2-3 Match #2 1 1904-09-01 Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA) , Mitchel (USA) , Jones (USA) , Feuerbach (USA) , Dieges (USA) , Chadwick (USA)
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