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Georg Amberger

Full name: Georg Wilhelm Amberger
Gender: Male
Born: July 31, 1890 in Steinheim, Offenbach, Hessen, Germany
Died: February 6, 1949 in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner SC, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 3 4:27.0

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP ST
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
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