Gustav Krojer

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games • Non-starter
Full nameGustav•Krojer
Used nameGustav•Krojer
Born30 June 1885 in Wien (Vienna), Wien (AUT)
Died30 January 1945 in Wien (Vienna), Wien (AUT)
AffiliationsWSV, Wien (AUT) / Wiener Sport-Club, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria


Versatile athlete Gustav Krojer was Austrian champion in javelin throw (1911) and high jump (1913). He qualified for the 1906 Olympics when he won the 100 metres (11.4) and the triple jump (12.19 m), and finished second in the long jump, high jump (1.30 m), and standing high jump at the Austrian selection competition held in WAC Field Vienna (Wien) on 8 April 1906. In total, he won around 40 national championships.

Krojer participated in two Olympic Games, at Athens in the 1906 Intercalated Games, and 1912 at Stockholm. He was also nominated for the 1908 London Games but did not start. As a very versatile athlete Krojer participated in several different track & field events.

Krojer also played football (soccer) and won two international caps in 1911 against Hungary. He played with Union Zwischenbrücken, Wiener Sportvereinigung, and Wiener Sportclub. In 1905 and 1911, he won the Austro-Hungarian Challenge Cup. In 1912, he was runner-up with Wiener SC at the first Austrian Championships.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.4 (1906 and 1909); HJ – 1.76 (1913); SHJ – 1.125 (1906); LJ – 6.53 (1909); SLJ – 2.57 (1906); TJ – 13.71 (1908); JT – 48.30 (1911).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics AUT Gustav Krojer
100 metres, Men (Intercalated) 3 h6 r1/3
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Intercalated) DNS
High Jump, Men (Intercalated) AC
Standing High Jump, Men (Intercalated) =9
Pole Vault, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 18
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 24
Triple Jump, Men (Intercalated) 15
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) =22
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics AUT Gustav Krojer
100 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
High Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics AUT Gustav Krojer
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Austria 2 h5 r1/3
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 16
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) NM
Pentathlon, Men (Olympic) 21