Ernst Reckeweg

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErnst Heinrich Dietrich•Reckeweg
Used nameErnst•Reckeweg
Born18 April 1873 in Ovenstädt, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died5 September 1944 in Haddon Heights, New Jersey (USA)
AffiliationsPhiladelphia Turngemeinde, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States


Ernst Reckeweg represented the Philadelphia Turngemeinde at the 1904 Olympics. Reckeweg arrived in the US from Germany in 1890. He was a piano tuner by profession.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Ernst Reckeweg
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 47
Individual All-Around, Field Sports, Men (Olympic) 19
Individual All-Around, Apparatus Work, Men (Olympic) 67
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Philadelphia Turngemeinde, Philadelphia 1 Gold