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Paul Wyatt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul Henry (-Paul Knuth)•Wyatt
Used namePaul•Wyatt
Born27 February 1907 in Brier Hill, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died15 December 1970 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements182 cm
AffiliationsUniontown YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
NOC United States

Biography

Between winning his two Olympic medals, Paul Wyatt won the AAU indoor backstroke title in 1925 and was AAU outdoor champion the following year. He represented the Uniontown YMCA of Pennsylvania. Wyatt later worked as an x-ray technician at Brownsville General Hospital for many years. He died from lymphoma back in Pennsylvania.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Paul Wyatt
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1928 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Paul Wyatt
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze