Richard George SCHUTZ

United States of America
TeamUnited States of America
Games Participations2
First Olympic GamesSeoul 1988
Year of Birth1945


Rich Schutz lifted for the US at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics as a heavyweight. He also competed at the 1987 and 1991 Pan American Games, winning six silver medals in the heavyweight class, in total, snatch, and clean & jerk at both Games. Schutz was US National Champion for nine consecutive years, 1986-94. He was also a five-time champion at US Olympic Festivals. His father, Fred Schutz, was 1958 US Champion in weightlifting as a light-heavyweight. Rich Schutz graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 1990. He later obtained an MBA from Rosary College.

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