Wilfred Blatherwick

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilfred E.•Blatherwick
Used nameWilfred•Blatherwick
Born19 September 1870 in Black Hawk, Iowa (USA)
Died7 April 1956 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
NOC United States


Wilfred Blatherwick was one of 10 children born to John Henry Blatherwick and Janet “Netta” McArthur Blatherwick. He became a doctor who practiced in Los Angeles but returned to Rock Valley, Iowa, where he was born, to practice in his later years. Blatherwick competed in singles and doubles at the 1904 Olympics, losing in the quarter-finals of the singles.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tennis USA Wilfred Blatherwick
Singles, Men (Olympic) =5
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =9
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Orien Vernon =9
Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Orien Vernon =3