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Roland Spitzer

Full name: Roland Adelbert Spitzer
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: September 21, 1885 in Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died: May 20, 1916 in Toledo, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Roland Spitzer ran track and cross-country at Yale, captaining the cross-country team for his last three years. At the IC4A Meet, Spitzer placed fourth in the 880y in 1909 and fourth in the mile in 1908, while competing for Yale. He returned to his native Toledo after graduation, and became a clerk in the bond house of Spitzer, Rorich & Company, the family firm. He was promoted to assistant sales manager in 1913 and served in that role until his early death in 1916.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase United States USA 3 h5 r1/2

Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 3
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