Full name: Richard Wilhelm
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: 1888 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Komet Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Richard Wilhelm was killed in action in 1917 during World War I. He was an active swimmer and turned to race walking from 1903-08. In 1906 he was German champion in the 100 km, but in 1908 was eliminated in the heats of the 3,500 m walk at the London Olympics. Wilhelm set several German records. He was trained as a machine constructor.
Personal Best: 3500W â unknown.
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Men's 3,500 metres Walk||Germany||GER||6 h3 r1/2|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Three||6||17:33.8|