August Fager

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August Oliver Fager (Fagerström)
Born(1891-12-25)December 25, 1891
DiedNovember 17, 1967(1967-11-17) (aged 75)
Other namesGus
Years active1924
Known forSilver medalist in 1924 Olympic Games
Olympic medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing the  United States
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Cross country team

August Oliver Fager (December 25, 1891 – November 17, 1967) was an American athlete who competed mainly in long distance races. Born in Finland, he competed for the United States in the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France in the Cross Country Team where he won the silver medal with his teammates Earl Johnson and Arthur Studenroth.[1]


  1. ^ "Gus Fager". 2016. Retrieved February 5, 2016.