Martial Van Schelle

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMartial Albert Fowler•Van Schelle
Used nameMartial•Van Schelle
Born6 July 1899 in Merksplas (BEL)
Died15 March 1943 in Breendonk (BEL)
Measurements170 cm
AffiliationsRoyal Brussels SC, Bruxelles (BEL)
NOC Belgium

Biography

Martial Van Schelle was Belgian champion in 100 m freestyle in 1920-1923 and 1925-1928 and in 200 m freestyle in 1922 and 1923. He was executed in the transit camp Breendonk.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) BEL Martial Van Schelle
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h3 r1/4
1924 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) BEL Martial Van Schelle
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Belgium 3 h4 r1/3
1928 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) BEL Martial Van Schelle
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 5 h2 r1/3
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Belgium 5 h2 r1/2
1936 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) BEL Martial Van Schelle
Two, Men (Olympic) Max Houben 9
Four, Men (Olympic) Belgium 2 5

Special Notes