Related Olympians: Son of Arthur Tell Schwab.
Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)
Fritz Schwab won a gold medal at the 1950 European Championships, a silver at the 1946 Europeans, and was eighth at the 1954 Europeans, all in the 10 km walk. He also won a bronze and a silver medal at the 1948 London and the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, both over 10 km.
Fritz was the son of race walker [Arthur Schwab], who won a silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Games and was then killed during a heavy air raid while on a train transport to Switzerland in 1945.
Personal Best: 10kmW â 44:44.8 (1939).
|1948 Summer||28||London||Athletics||Men's 10 kilometres Walk||Switzerland||SUI||3||Bronze|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 10 kilometres Walk||Switzerland||SUI||2||Silver|
|1948 Summer||28||London||Athletics||Switzerland||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||46:38.0|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Switzerland||Round One||Heat Two||4||QU||47:06.0|