Erich Arthur Fritz SCHWAB

Switzerland SUI

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    London 1948
  • Year of Birth
    1919
Olympic Results

Biography

Erich Arthur Fritz SCHWAB

Fritz Schwab won a gold medal at the 1950 European Championships, a silver at the 1946 Europeans, and was eighth at the 1954 Europeans, all in the 10 km walk. He also won a bronze and a silver medal at the 1948 London and the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, both over 10 km.

Fritz was the son of race walker Arthur Schwab, who won a silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Games and was then killed during a heavy air raid while on a train transport to Switzerland in 1945.

Personal Best: 10kmW – 44:44.8 (1939).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

S
10 kilometer Walk
10 kilometer Walk Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

London 1948

B
10 kilometer Walk
10 kilometer Walk Athletics