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John Freitag

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn W.•Freitag
Used nameJohn•Freitag
Born3 May 1877 in Columbia, Illinois (USA)
Died20 October 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsWestern Rowing Club, St. Louis (USA)
NOC(s) United States


John Freitag was from St. Louis and pulled the two-oar for the Western Rowing Club four at the 1904 Olympics. He died from complications of chronic alcoholism.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1904 Summer Olympics Rowing Coxless Fours, Men Olympic Western Rowing Club 3 Bronze USA John Freitag