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Othmar Schmalz

Full name: Othmar V. Schmalz
Gender: Male
Born: August 27, 1903 in Neu St. Johann, Nesslau, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Died: November 6, 1966
Affiliations: SC St. Gallen, Sankt Gallen (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Water Polo


Othmar Schmalz was born in the schoolhouse of Neu St. Johann (today part of Nesslau-Krummenau) where his father worked as teacher. He was the oldest of three children and spent his first years in Bazenheid. His family later moved to St. Gallen where he attended school and later started his education to become a dental technician. In Munich he attended the school for dentists, graduating with honors, before returning to St. Gallen and working as assistant. In 1929 Schmalz started his own dental office in Niederteufen. After his retirement from active water polo he became a board member of his home club SC St. Gallen. He was also president of the district residents association in Niederteufen, established a kindergarden, and sang in the male choir. Schmalz died after a short illness and was survived by his wife and their three daughters.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Water Polo Men's Water Polo Switzerland SUI 9T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Water Polo Switzerland SUI Round One Match #4 2 1928-08-05 NED 11, SUI 1 0
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