Arlie Schardt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameArlie Alfred•Schardt
Used nameArlie•Schardt
Born24 April 1895 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)
Died2 March 1980 in Clearwater, Florida (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


After graduating from Wisconsin in 1917, Arlie Schardt served with the army in France as a lieutenant and placed second in the mile at the 1919 American Expeditionary Forces championships. The following year he returned to Europe as a member of the Olympic team and, finishing in third place, was the second scoring member of the team that took the gold medals in the 3,000m team event by a handsome margin. Arlie Schardt later coached at the South Division High School in his native Milwaukee.

Personal Best: Mile – 4:20.2 (1917).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Arlie Schardt
3,000 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold