Oskar Quarg

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMax Oskar Robert•Quarg
Used nameOskar•Quarg
Born15 September 1887 in Thonberg, Leipzig, Sachsen (GER)
Died17 July 1969 in Regensburg, Bayern (GER)
Measurements169 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsVfB Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)
NOC Germany


Oskar Quarg was eliminated in the heats of the 800 at the 1908 London Olympics. One year earlier he took third place at the German Championships in the 1,500. He stopped competing in 1910. In his youth he was active as a boxer, football (soccer) and hockey (field) player as well as a middle-distance runner.

Personal Best: 800 – 2:04.0 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Oskar Quarg
400 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h5 r1/2