|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Thaddeus Rutter "Thad"•Shideler|
|Born||17 October 1883 in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)|
|Died||22 June 1966 in Collbran, Colorado (USA)|
|Affiliations||Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA) / Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)|
Thad Shideler of Indiana University and the Chicago AA placed second to the 1904 AAU champion, Frank Castleman of Colgate, in the heats of the 110m hurdles at the 1904 Olympics. In the final, Shideler beat Castleman but lost to the 1903 AAU champion, Fred Schule of the Michigan Wolverines.
Personal Best: 120yH – 15.0 (1904).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1904 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Thad Shideler|
|110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic)||2||Silver|
|120 yards Hurdles, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||3|