John Joachim

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Louis•Joachim
Used nameJohn•Joachim
Born8 April 1874 in Pomeroy, Ohio (USA)
Died21 October 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsWestern Rowing Club, St. Louis (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


John Joachim represented the Western RC of St. Louis and rowed the bow oar with Joe Buerger at the 1904 Olympics. He worked as a metal polisher at Majestic Manufacturing. He was born in Ohio but settled in St. Louis, where he died, and was interred at the Saint Paul Churchyard cemetery. Joachim and his wife had four boys, with John Joachim sadly outliving three of them.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Rowing USA John Joachim
Coxless Pairs, Men (Olympic) Western Rowing Club 3 Bronze
Double Sculls, Intermediate, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Joseph Dilg 3
Eights, Intermediate, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Western Rowing Club, St. Louis 2