Michael Schoettle

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Michael Schoettle
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Born September 7, 1936 (1936-09-07) (age 80)

Michael Beaver Schoettle (born September 7, 1936) is an American sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and won a gold medal in the 5.5 metre class, with the boat Complex II.[1]

His brother Ferdinand Schoettle competed in sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics, where he finished 4th in the 5.5 metre class.

His grandfather, Edwin J. Schoettle, edited and published the book "Sailing Craft".[2]


  1. ^ "Michael Schoettle". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Sailing-Craft-Edwin-J-Schoettle/dp/B000HIB1NK