Willy Brüderlin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilhelm "Willy"•Brüderlin
Used nameWilly•Brüderlin
Born20 October 1894
AffiliationsGrasshopper Club, Zürich (SUI)
NOC Switzerland


Willy Brüderlin was a member of the Swiss coxed four from the Grasshopper Club Zürich that won the 1920 gold medal. The same crew had already won the European Championship just before the Antwerpen Olympics. Brüderlin won three more titles at the European Championships, one in 1921 in the coxed fours and two in the eights in 1920-21.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Rowing SUI Willy Brüderlin
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 1 Gold
Eights, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 2 h2 r1/3