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Alex Abraham

Full name: Alexander "Alex" Abraham (Steglitz)
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: October 17, 1886 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: February 1971 in Ost Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Sportclub Comet Berlin/TC in Berlin/Berliner Sportclub
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Alexander Abraham never won a German Championship but was a versatile track and field athlete, who retired from competition in mid-1912 due to an injury, and then became a sports teacher and lecturer at the Deutsche Sportbund für Athletik (DSBfA). In his job he prepared German athletes for the 1916 Olympic Games, which did not take place due to World War I. He also wrote two textbooks Sportliche Gymnastik (Sporting Gymnastics) and Weg zur sportlichen Höchstleistung (Ways to Sports Records).

Personal Best: Dec – 6217.765* (1911).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Men's Decathlon Germany GER AC DNF

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T P(1912AT) P(1985T) D H
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany Final Standings AC DNF
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany 100 metres 16T 12.0 714.4 605
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany 100 metres Heat Eight 1 12.0 714.4 605
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany Long jump 28 519.80 485 5.52
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany Shot put 7 649 563 11.29
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Germany High jump 23 440 389 1.50