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Karl Schwitalle

Full name: Karl Wilhelm Johann Schwitalle
Gender: Male
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: April 12, 1906 in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Died: February 7, 1945 in Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Karl Schwitalle came fourth at the 1936 Berlin Olympics in the weightlifting lightweight class. In 1938, he won the bronze medal at the World Championships and in 1942 won his only national title, having previously been runner-up in 1935-37 and 1939-41. Schwitalle was killed in action in Poland in 1945 during World War II.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Germany GER 4

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Final Standings 4 322.5
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press 4T 95.0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #1 AC 90.0 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #2 AC 95.0 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #3 AC 97.5 x
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch 2T 100.0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #2 AC 100.0 x
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #3 AC 100.0 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk 6 127.5
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 120.0 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
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