Schwartz, Sam : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Schwartz, Sam

Samuel Schwartz

Sport:
track and field

Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1912

Olympic Info:
A member of the United States track and field team at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, Schwartz competed in the 10,000-meter walk. He finished sixth in his preliminary heat with a time of 53:30.8 and did not advance to the finals.

Career Highlights:
Schwartz was the president of the Walkers Club of America and the chairman of the National AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Committee on Walking.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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