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Gus Goessling

Full name: Augustus Michael “Gus” Goessling
Gender: Male
Born: November 17, 1878 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: August 22, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Missouri AC, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo, Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Gus Goessling competed in water polo at the 1904 Olympics and in swimming at the 1908 Olympics. He was entered in the plunge for distance in 1904, but did not start. Goessling later worked as a wholesale farmer and then as a paper salesman. He represented the Missouri Athletic Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 25 St. Louis Water Polo Men's Water Polo Missouri Athletic Club-3 USA 3 Bronze
1908 Summer 29 London Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 2 h6 r1/3
1908 Summer 29 London Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke United States USA 3 h2 r1/3

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1904 Summer 25 St. Louis Water Polo Missouri Athletic Club-3 USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1904-09-05 New York Athletic Club-1 5, Missouri Athletic Club-3 0 0

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 29 London Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 2 1:29.0

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 29 London Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 3
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