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Philip Roettinger

Full name: Philip Clay Roettinger
Gender: Male
Born: September 22, 1915 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: January 7, 2002 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Affiliations: US Marine Corps, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


Philip Roettinger graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and later served as a US Marine colonel in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, Roettinger worked for a time as a photographer and then joined the CIA as an operations officer. He was involved in the planning and execution of the 1954 overthrow of the left-wing Guatemalan government led by Jacobo Arbenz after it had threatened to nationalize property owned by the United Fruit Company. Roettinger later wrote of his mission that it was a mistake and he regretted it. After his retirement as a CIA operative, Roettinger moved to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where he devoted his free time to painting portraits and landscapes.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 32 London Shooting Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres United States USA 23

Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS TH R1P R2P
1948 Summer 32 London Shooting United States USA Final Standings 554 59 267 287
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