Artur Schmitt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameArtur Ferdinand Adam•Schmitt
Used nameArtur•Schmitt
Born27 November 1910 in Dudweiler, Saarbrücken, Saarland (GER)
Died30 September 1989 in Saarbrücken, Saarland (GER)
AffiliationsASC Dudweiler, Saarbrücken (GER)
NOC Saar


Artur Schmitt was part of the Saar gymnastics team that finished 22nd at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. Individually he finished 119th in the all-around competition. The team was coached by Kurt Marschollek who also introduced volleyball to the Saarland.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) SAA Artur Schmitt
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 119
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Saar 22
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =154
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 173
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 106
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =87
Rings, Men (Olympic) =87
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 94