Gus Rodenberg

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAugust Henry "Gus"•Rodenberg
Used nameGus•Rodenberg
Born25 July 1873 in Stolzenau, Niedersachsen (GER)
Died12 April 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsSouthwest Turnverein, St. Louis (USA)
NOC United States


August Rodenberg was a member of the St. Louis Southwest Turnverein team that lost to the Milwaukee AC in the final of the 1904 tug-of-war. He became a U.S. citizen in 1895 after emigrating from Germany.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War USA Gus Rodenberg
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1 2 Silver