Emil William Breitkreutz (November 16, 1883 – May 3, 1972) was a US middle distance runner who won a bronze medal in the Olympic 800 meters final in the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri. The race was won by James Lightbody.
Breitkreutz attended the University of Southern California, where he became the first USC athlete to compete in the Olympics. He graduated in 1906.
He was also a USC Trojans basketball coach.
ALL FOR OLYMPIC GLORY THIS YEAR, AS IN GAMES PAST, WISCONSIN ATHLETES WILL ROW, WRESTLE, BOX, SPIKE AND RUN FOR THEIR CHANCE AT THE GOLD.(Front)
Jul 14, 1996; When the Summer Olympics begin in Atlanta Friday, marking the centennial of the modern games, Madison will continue its tradition...