Felix Kwieton

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games, Non-starter
SexMale
Full nameFelix•Kwieton
Used nameFelix•Kwieton
Nick/petnamesLixl
Born16 November 1877 in Unterdöbling, Wien (Vienna) (AUT)
Died19 December 1958
AffiliationsWAC, Wien (AUT) / WAF, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria

Biography

Felix Kwieton was Austrian champion in 1500 metres (1911), 5000 metres (1913), and cross country (1902 and 1905). He qualified for the 1906 Olympics when he won the 5 miles (28:05.8) at the Austrian selecting competition held in Vienna (WAC field) on 8 April 1906. For the 1912 Olympics he qualified when he finished second (next to Karl Hack) in the marathon Kagran-Gänserndorf-Süssenbrunn (40.2 km) in a time of 3-08:28.4 on 9 June 1912.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 4:16.2 (1906); Mar – 3-00:48 (1912).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics AUT Felix Kwieton
400 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNS
800 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNS
1,500 metres, Men (Intercalated) AC h2 r1/2
5 miles, Men (Intercalated) AC
Marathon, Men (Intercalated) DNF
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics AUT Felix Kwieton
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
5 miles, Men (Olympic) DNS
Marathon, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics AUT Felix Kwieton
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
Marathon, Men (Olympic) 20