The Olympic Champ

1942 film by Jack Kinney

The Olympic Champ is a 1942 Goofy cartoon made by Walt Disney Animation Studios which explains the events in track and field at the Olympic Games.[1]

The Olympic Champ
Directed byJack Kinney
Produced byWalt Disney
StarringGeorge Johnson
Narrated byJohn Mcleish
Music byPaul J Smith
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • October 9, 1942 (1942-10-09)
Running time
7 minutes
CountryUnited States



It starts off with Goofy doing the Olympic torch relay to the cauldron and then explains the events in track and field such as pole vault, relay race, shot put, and other events which end Goofy in the trophy area.[2]

Voice cast


Home media


The short was released on December 2, 2002, on Walt Disney Treasures: The Complete Goofy.[3]

Additional releases include:


  1. Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 86–87. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  2. The Olympic Champ Goofy at YouTube
  3. "The Complete Goofy DVD Review". DVD Dizzy. Retrieved 20 February 2021.
  4. [1] Archived 2016-10-28 at the Wayback Machine, The Olympic Champ, Goofy, Disney Encyclopedia