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Ernest Koehler

Full name: Walther Ernst Eugen (-Ernest) Köhler (-Koehler)
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


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 – 5-19:50 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 23

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 23 5-20:18.2
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