Full name: Walther Ernst Eugen (-Ernest) KÃ¶hler (-Koehler)
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: November 24, 1903 in Offenbach am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: May 1960
Affiliations: German-American AC, Queens (USA)
Country: United States
Ernest Koehler finished third in the AAU 50 km. walk in 1931, 1934, and 1936. Koehler was born in Germany, but came to the US as a youth. He competed for the German-American AC in Queens, New York. Koehler made the Olympic team by only one second over [John Deni] at the 1936 AAU race in Cincinnati.
Personal Best: 50kmW â 5-19:50 (1936).
|1936 Summer||32||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||23|
|1936 Summer||32||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||23||5-20:18.2|