Full name: Georg Wilhelm Amberger
Born: July 31, 1890 in Steinheim, Offenbach, Hessen, Germany
Died: February 6, 1949 in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner SC, Berlin (GER)
Georg Wilhelm Amberger was German, but later moved to Alsace in France. In 1923 his textbook Der Lauf (The Run) was released. He was a gymnastics teacher, and later a professor in the 1930s in Lörrach, and was also a good swimmer and football player. In the Baden State Association of Athletics he became Press Secretary (1921-23), Sports Manager (1921) and Women's Delegate (1925). During his sport career he set one world record over 500 metres in 1920 (1:06.0) and was national champion in 1918 and 1920 over 800 m.
Personal Bests: 1500 – 4:18.8 (1911); 3000 – 9:32.5 (1912).
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||Germany||GER||3 h2 r1/2|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 3,000 metres, Team||Germany||GER||2 h2 r1/2|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Two||3||4:27.0|