Augustus Goessling

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Augustus Goessling
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1878-11-17)November 17, 1878
St. Louis, Missouri
Died August 22, 1963(1963-08-22) (aged 84)
St. Louis, Missouri
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke, breaststroke
Club Missouri Athletic Club

Augustus M. Goessling (November 17, 1878 – August 22, 1963) was an American water polo player, breaststroke and backstroke swimmer who represented the United States at the 1904 Summer Olympics and 1908 Summer Olympics.

He was born and died in St. Louis, Missouri.

In the 1904 Olympics he won a bronze medal as a member of the Missouri Athletic Club water polo team.

Four years later he was eliminated in the first round of the 100-meter backstroke as well as in the first round of the 200-meter breaststroke.

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