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Adolf Schwarte

Full name: Adolf Schwarte
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 28, 1935 in Gladbeck, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Rot-Weiß Oberhausen, Oberhausen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Adolf Schwarte, a middle-distance runner, did not qualify for the final of the 1,500 at the 1960 Roma Olympics. He won West German titles in the 1,500 in 1960, also winning indoors in 1956 and 1960. After his active career he became a middle- and long-distance coach for various athletics clubs in Gelsenkirchen-Schalke, Düsseldorf and Gladbeck. Schwarte was awarded the sport medal of Oberhausen.

Personal Best: 1500 – 3:44.6 (1960).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Germany GER 4 h3 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 4 3:45.3 3:45.46
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