Arthur Tell Schwab, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Arthur Tell Schwab

Swiss racewalker (1896-1945)

Date of Birth: 04-Sep-1896

Place of Birth: Dahlen, Saxony, Germany

Date of Death: 27-Feb-1945

Profession: athletics competitor

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Arthur Tell Schwab

  • Arthur Tell Schwab (4 September 1896 – 27 February 1945) was a Swiss race walker.
  • He won an Olympic silver medal over 50 kilometres in Berlin 1936.
  • Two years earlier he had won a silver medal at the European Championships. His son Erich Arthur Fritz Schwab won an Olympic bronze medal in 1948 and a silver in 1952 over 10 kilometres walk. He was killed in an air raid bombing during World War II.

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