Full name: Franz Barsicke
Height: 5'5" (164 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: May 15, 1905 in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Died: 1944 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: Post-Sportverein Stephan Breslau
Franz Barsicke was the 1936 German marathon champion and in 1935 ran on the winning marathon team at the national championships. He had to withdraw from the Olympic race in Berlin after 9 km because of a torn muscle. In 1944, he went missing in action near Stalingrad. His brother Richard was also a marathon runner and a member of the 1935 winning German team.
Personal Best: Mar – 2-49:38 (1936).
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