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Thad Shideler

Full name: Thaddeus Rutter "Thad" Shideler
Gender: Male
Born: October 17, 1883 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 22, 1966 in Collbran, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA) / Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

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Thad Shideler of Indiana University and the Chicago AA placed second to the 1904 AAU champion, Frank Castleman of Colgate, in the heats of the 110m hurdles at the 1904 Olympics. In the final, Shideler beat Castleman but lost to the 1903 AAU champion, Fred Schule of the Michigan Wolverines.

Personal Best: 120yH – 15.0 (1904).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Athletics United States Final 2 16.3
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU
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