Jakob Schüller

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJakob•Schüller
Used nameJakob•Schüller
Born26 June 1905 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died22 January 1944 in Kołki, Zachodniopomorskie (POL)
Measurements177 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsKTSV Preussen 1855, Krefeld (GER)
NOC Germany


Sprinter Jakob Schüller finished sixth and last in the final of the 200 at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, after winning his heats in the first and second round. He participated in four international matches and set two world records, in the 100 with 10.4 in 1927, and in the sprint relay with 40.8 in 1928. Schüller won titles from the German Gymnastics Federation in the 100 and 200 in 1924, and from the German Athletics Association in the 200 in 1925. In 1927 and 1928 he was runner-up in the 200. By profession, he was a merchant. Schüller went missing in action in 1944 during World War II.

Personal Best: 200 – 21.1 (1928).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Jakob Schüller
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 6
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany DNS

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