Pete Zaremba

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePeter Timothy "Pete"•Zaremba
Used namePete•Zaremba
Born7 April 1908 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died17 September 1994 in Kingwood, Texas (USA)
Measurements195 cm / 92 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


In winning the 1932 IC4A title, Pete Zaremba of NYU set a career best of 170-6⅝ (51.98). He won the IC4A again in 1933 and, although he never won an AAU title, Zaremba was ranked in the top six hammer throwers from 1932-35 and again in 1937. He had a poor season in 1936 and placed fifth at the Final Trials. Zaremba graduated from NYU in 1934 with a degree in electrical engineering.

Personal Best: HT – 51.38 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Pete Zaremba
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze


Date of birth also seen as 7 March 1908, but 7 April 1908 is correct per family members.