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Willard Schmidt

Full name: Willard Theodore Schmidt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-8.5 (205 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: February 14, 1910 in Swanton, Nebraska, United States
Died: April 13, 1965 in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: McPherson Oilers, McPherson, Kansas (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Willard Schmidt was a 6-10 (2.08) center from Creighton University who played for the McPherson Globe Oilers in the mid 30s. He was primarily a back-up center in 1936 when McPherson lost in the finals of the Olympic Trials and so was not named to the original team. However he was later added to the team and played well in Berlin for the Olympic team.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball United States USA Round Two Match #5 1 1936-08-09 USA 52, EST 28 8
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