Frank Wendling

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrank Edward•Wendling
Used nameFrank•Wendling
Born25 August 1897 in Buffalo, New York (USA)
Died30 August 1966 in Buffalo, New York (USA)
Measurements163 cm
AffiliationsBuffalo Knights of Columbus
NOC United States


Frank Wendling finished third at the Boston Marathon in 1924, qualifying him for the Olympic Team. Wendling was from Buffalo, New York where he competed for the Knights of Columbus. In May 1925 he won the Buffalo Marathon, defeating Whitey Michelsen and Clarence DeMar, who placed second and third. His only other major top 10 finish was a 10th at Boston in 1925.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-37:41 (1924).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Frank Wendling
Marathon, Men (Olympic) 16