Full name: Karl-Heinz Becker
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: June 19, 1912 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: July 19, 2001 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: SC Victoria Hamburg, Hamburg (GER)
Up until 1948, Karl-Heinz Becker was in Russian captivity, having been captured in World War II. He was the brother-of-law of his teammates Max Syring and Walter Schönrock, all three of whom married one of the three Zätsch sisters. After the war he worked as a policeman and then for a German bank. In 1936 and 1937 he was German champion in the 4×1500 m relay. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics he was eliminated in the heats over 5,000 metres.
Personal Best\: 5000 – 15:06.2 (1936).
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 5,000 metres||Germany||GER||8 h2 r1/2|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Two||8||15:27,0|