Gustav Tiefenthaler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGotthardt "Gustav"•Tiefenthaler
Used nameGustav•Tiefenthaler
Born25 July 1886 in Unterwalden (SUI)
Died14 April 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsSouth Broadway AC, St. Louis (USA)
NOC United States
Nationality Switzerland
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Gustav Tiefenthaler was born in Switzerland but the family moved to the United States when he was young. Tiefenthaler was still a Swiss citizen in 1904, but he represented the South Broadway Athletic Club in St. Louis, an American club. At the Olympics, Tiefenthaler wrestled one bout and lost, but earned a bronze medal for his efforts.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1904 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA SUI Gustav Tiefenthaler
Light-Flyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze


Date of birth also seen as 12 November 1877, name also listed as Thiefenthaler.