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Biography[edit]

Charles Jewtraw grew up near Lake Placid, New York and became the first gold medalist of the Winter Olympics by winning the opening event of the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix 1924: the 500 m speed skating.

At these games he also competed in the 5000 m speed-skate (placed 13th[1]) and in the 1500 m (placed 8th).

He retired as a speed-skater after the 1924 Olympic Games and became a representative for the Spalding Sporting Goods Company.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924 5000 m results". Retrieved 2006-07-23. 


Records
Preceded by
First medal
Athletes with the most medals at Winter Olympics
January 26, 1924 – January 26, 1924
With: Oskar Olsen
Roald Larsen
Clas Thunberg
Succeeded by
Clas Thunberg and Roald Larsen
Persondata
Name Jewtraw, Charles
Alternative names "Chic"
Short description Speed skater
Date of birth 5 May 1900
Place of birth Harkness NY
Date of death 26 January 1996
Place of death Palm Beach, FL


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