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Erich Federschmidt

Full name: Erich Herman Federschmidt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 14, 1895 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 24, 1962 in Jensen Beach, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Franz Federschmidt.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


The 6-3 (1.90) Erich Federschmidt began rowing in 1916 with the Penn Barge Club. World War I intervened and he did not row at all for the next three years, serving in the medical corps in the army He began rowing again in 1920, qualifying for the Olympic team. After the Olympics he jumped to the Undine Barge Club, but retired shortly thereafter.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:58.0
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 7:17.4
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