You Are Here > > > Winfred Rolker

Winfred Rolker

Full name: Winfred J. Rolker
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: March 14, 1892 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1978 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Winfred Rolker twice placed at the AAU in walk events – 1916 with fourth in the 5K and 1920 with second in the 3K. He competed for the NYAC. Rolker was a native of Brooklyn who lived there in 1920 when he competed at the Olympics. For many years, this athlete’s name was seen as William Roelker, but records of the ship manifest traveling to Antwerpen in 1920 verify his name as Winfred Rolker.

Personal Bests: 3000W – 13.18e (1920); 10kmW – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Walk United States USA 8
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 10 kilometres Walk United States USA 7 h1 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final 8 13:30.4est 5 m. bh7
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 4 QU 13:59.8est 20 m. bh3

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics United States Round One Heat One 7
id: 78,971