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Richard Remer

Full name: Richard Frederick Remer
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 21, 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 18, 1973 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Affiliations: American Walkers' Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Richard Remer failed to place in the 3,000m walk at the Olympic Trials, but in Antwerp he proved to be the best of the Americans by taking the bronze medal. Between 1916 and 1921 he won three AAU outdoor championships and was once the indoor champion as well as setting numerous American records. Remer was educated in the New York public school system and later worked for Manufacturer’s Trust.

Personal Bests: 3K Walk – 13:22.2e (1920).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Walk United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 3,000 metres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final 3 13:22.2est 10 m. bh2
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 3 QU 13:54.1est 20 m. bh2
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