Full name: Georg Wilhelm Amberger
Born: July 31, 1890 in Steinheim, Hanau, 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. At the Stockholm Olympics in 1912 he was eliminated in the heats over 1500 metres and with the team over 3,000 metres.
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|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Athletics||Germany||GER||Final Standings||2 h2 r1/2|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||2||12||7/5||9:32.5|