Oskar Schiele

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games
Full nameOskar•Schiele
Used nameOskar•Schiele
Born14 April 1889 in Halberstadt, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Died1 July 1950 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
AffiliationsHalberstädter SV, Halberstadt (GER) / Magdeburg 1896, Magdeburg (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals IG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


German swimmer Oskar Schiele from Magdeburg won a silver medal at the 1906 Athina Olympics with the 4x250 metres freestyle relay. He also came in seventh in the one mile freestyle. Schiele returned to the 1912 Olympics at Stockholm. He then finished fourth with the 4x200 freestyle relay and was eliminated in the heats of the 400 freestyle and 100 backstroke. From 1905-13 Schiele won the English King Price five times, a renowned price in European swimming in that era. Schiele won more than 700 palmares during his career.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Swimming (Aquatics) GER Oskar Schiele
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Intercalated) DNS
1 mile Freestyle, Men (Intercalated) 7
4 × 250 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Intercalated) Germany 2 Silver
1912 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER Oskar Schiele
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 h6 r1/3
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany 4
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) AC h1 r1/3

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