Walter Laufer Photo

Walter Laufer

Born: Jul 5, 1906

Death: Sep 1, 1984

Birthplace: Cincinnati

Profession: Swimmer

Nationality: United States

Walter Laufer

Date of Birth : Jul 5, 1906
Date of Death : Sep 1, 1984
Birth Place : Cincinnati

Walter Laufer was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. In the 1928 Olympics he won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay, and a silver medal in the 100-meter backstroke. He was also fifth in the 100-meter freestyle event. Laufer was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Swimmer" in 1973.

Profession


  • Swimmer
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