Carl Schueler

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Carl Francis Schueler
Personal information
Full name Carl Francis Schueler
Born (1956-02-26) February 26, 1956 (age 60)
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Country  United States
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Updated on 27 July 2013.

Carl Francis Schueler (born February 26, 1956 in Newburyport, Massachusetts) is a retired male race walker from the United States, who was a four time olympian(1980-1992) and competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics during his career, starting in 1978. He is married to Debora VanOrden, a twice first alternate Olympic team racewalker.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 20 km: 1:25:04 hrs – 1986
  • 50 km: 3:57:09 hrsItaly Rome, 5 September 1987


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, California, United States 6th 50 km 3:59:46
Pan American Race Walking Cup Bucaramanga, Colombia 4th 50 km 4:20:56
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 19th 50 km 4:13:14
1986 Pan American Race Walking Cup Saint Léonard, Canada 9th 20 km 1:25:04
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 16th 50 km 3:57:09
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 23rd 50 km 3:57:44
Pan American Race Walking Cup Mar del Plata, Argentina 6th 20 km 1:31:39
1990 Pan American Race Walking Cup Xalapa, México 7th 20 km 1:28:21
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan DNF 50 km
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 23rd 50 km 4:13:38

While living in Bethesda, Maryland, Schueler assisted in founding Potomac Valley Track Club, and its annual race walker of the year award is named after him in commemoration for the work he did for them.


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