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Oscar Osthoff

Olympic medalist

Osthoff in 1904.
Medal record
Men's Weightlifting
Gold 1904 St. Louis all-around dumbbell
Silver 1904 St. Louis two hand lift

Oscar Paul Osthoff (March 23, 1883 – December 9, 1950) was an American weightlifter and sports figure who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Osthoff won the gold medal in the all-around dumbbell event and the silver medal in the two hand lift competition.

College football

Coach Osthoff was the 13th head college football coach for the Washington State University Cougars located in Pullman, Washington and he held that position for two seasons, from 1910 until 1911.[1] [2] His coaching record at Washington State was 5 wins, 6 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 19th at Washington State in total wins and 23rd at Washington State in winning percentage (0.455). [3]


External links

  • Washington State University athletics website
  • profile
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