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Fritz Ryser

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameFritz•Ryser
Used nameFritz•Ryser
Born26 May 1873 in Huttwil (SUI)
Died13 February 1916 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
NOC Switzerland


Fritz Ryser first came to prominence in 1899 when he was Swiss Champion on the roads and on the track in the motor-paced event. He later won the World Championship in the 1908 motor-paced event. Ryser raced in some six-day events, both in North American and Berlin, his best known finish being fourth at the 1900 event at Madison Square Garden in New York.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) SUI Fritz Ryser
50 kilometres, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC
100 kilometres, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC
100 miles, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC