Peter Gerhardt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePeter Clarence•Gerhardt
Used namePeter•Gerhardt
Born26 November 1877 in Virginia City, Nevada (USA)
Died5 August 1952 in Reno, Nevada (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsOlympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
NOC United States


Peter Gerhardt was a sprinter but better at the 220, finishing second in the 1907 AAU and third in 1909 in that event. In the 100 he was sixth at the 1910 AAU Meet. Gerhardt competed at the 1908 Western Olympic Trials, finishing second in the 100 metres and winning the 200, but he was not named to the US team, for unknown reasons. He was from the Reno area. Gerhardt later opened his own tailor shop, Gerhardt Tailoring, in Reno.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.0 (1911); 100 – 10.9e (1912); 200 – 22.1 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Peter Gerhardt
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h1 r2/3
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h5 r2/3