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Franz Barsicke

Full name: Franz Barsicke
Gender: Male
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
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics Men's Marathon Germany GER AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings AC DNF