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Emil Rausch

Full name: Emil A. Rausch
Gender: Male
Born: September 11, 1882 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 14, 1954 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Poseidon, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Emil Rausch, a swimmer from Berlin, won the first German swimming gold medal in the 1904 880 yard freestyle with a time of 13:11.4. He added another gold in the one mile freestyle in 27:18.2, and a bronze in the 220 yard freestyle. Two years later in Athina Rausch finished fifth in the one mile freestyle and earned a silver medal in the 4x250 metres freestyle relay.

From 1901-07 Rausch was German Champion in the 1,500 metres freestyle, and in 1903 and 1905 also in the 100 free. In 1968 he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Rausch was one of the great German swimmers of all-time and internationally known over a period of more than 10 years. He swam for the Schwimmclub Poseidon-Berlin and started for his club in competitions in Germany, England, Greece, Italy, Austria, Hungary and the USA.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Men's 220 yard Freestyle Germany GER 3 Bronze
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Men's 880 yard Freestyle Germany GER 1 Gold
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Men's One Mile Freestyle Germany GER 1 Gold
1906 Summer 23 Athina Swimming Men's One Mile Freestyle Germany GER 5
1906 Summer 23 Athina Swimming Men's 4 × 250 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 220 yard Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Germany Final Standings 3 2:56.0

Men's 880 yard Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Germany Final Standings 1 13:11.4

Men's One Mile Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 660y 770y 800y 990y 1100y 1210m 1320y 1430y 1540y 1650y
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Swimming Germany Final Standings 1 27:18.2 9:55.4 (1) 11:39.6 (1) 13:11.6 (1) 15:08.4 (1) 16:52.4 (1) 18:40.2 (1) 20:25.0 (1) 22:10.2 (1) 23:57.2 (1) 25:44.0 (1)
1906 Summer 23 Athina Swimming Germany Final Standings 5 32:40.6

Men's 4 × 250 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer 23 Athina Swimming Germany GER Final Standings 2
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