Furtsch Ojeda was awarded a gold medal in the 4 x 100 metres
with teammates Mary Carew, Annette Rogers and Wilhelmina von
at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
1932 Olympic record 47 (46.9) seconds / 1932 World's record
April 17, 1914 San Diego, CA Died:
March 5, 2015
Los Angeles had constructed the very first Olympic
Village for the Games. The Olympic Village consisted of
321 acres in Baldwin Hills and offered 550 two-bedroom portable
bungalows for the male athletes, a hospital,
post office, library, and a large number of eating establishments
to feed the athletes. The female athletes
were housed in the Chapman
Park Hotel downtown, which offered more luxuries than the
The 1932 Olympic Games also debuted the first photo-finish cameras
as well as the victory platform.
1,300 athletes participated, representing 37 countries.
Furtsch Track Scholarship
by the Tustin Area Historic Society
High School Winners
given at the Senior Scholarship Breakfast
2019 Winner - Odalis
2019 Winner - Jose
Evelyn Furtsch Track Scholarship recipients.
Left to right: Gretchen Whisler, Uriel Castaņeda, Arlene
Peraita, Barbara Squyres
Tustin Area Historic Society: Presenters
Beatty: TAHS President and Scholarship founder
Gretchen Whisler: Past TAHS President,
Judy Kuykendall: TAHS Board and past Tustin High School
track and field star.
Humeston: Daughter of Evelyn Furtsch
Barbara Squyres: Granddaughter of Evelyn Furtsch
website for Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda
IOC/International Olympic Committee: Please
call 714 504-4088 for
We will provide a certified letter from the daughter and
granddaughter of Evelyn Furtsch.
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