Marcel Meyer de Stadelhofen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Intercalated Games • Administrator
Full nameMarcel•Meyer de Stadelhofen
Used nameMarcel•Meyer de Stadelhofen
Born15 March 1878 in Nyon, Vaud (SUI)
Died3 April 1973 in Genève (Geneva), Genève (SUI)
NOC Switzerland
Medals IG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2


Marcel Meyer de Stadelhofen was a Swiss shooter who competed in multiple events at the 1906 Intercalated Olympics, where he won two gold medals in free rifle, both individual and team. He was World Champion in team rifle events at the 1906-10, 1912, and 1914 World Championships.

Meyer de Stadelhofen studied law and obtained a doctorate in Genève, and then spent 18 years on the Genève Grand Council. From 1918-30 he was with Parti Indépendant and from 1930-35 he was with the independent Christian Social Party. He also worked in sports administration, leading the Union Cycliste Suisse from 1906-09. In 1912 Meyer de Stadelhofen helped found the Schweizerisches Olympisches Committee, initially serving as vice-president, and then became President from 1915-21.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Shooting SUI Marcel Meyer de Stadelhofen
Free Pistol, 25 metres, Men (Intercalated) 19
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Intercalated) 15
Military Revolver, 1873-1874 Gras Model, 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNF
Military Revolver, 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) 30
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Intercalated) Switzerland 1 Gold
Free Rifle, Any Position, 300 metres, Men (Intercalated) 1 Gold
Military Rifle, 1873-1874 Gras Model, Kneeling Or Standing, 200 metres, Men (Intercalated) 28
Military Rifle, Kneeling Or Standing, 300 metres, Men (Intercalated) 7

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President Swiss Olympic Association 1915—1921 SUI Marcel Meyer de Stadelhofen

Special Notes