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Gerardo Bönnhoff

Full name: Gerardo (Gerhard-) Bönnhoff
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: June 24, 1926 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 26, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Affiliations: Capital Federal
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gerardo Bönnhoff was born in Berlin (GER) under the given name Gerhard. In 1945, he was still a German citizen when he ran 100 meters in 10.3 seconds in Buenos Aires, which would have bettered the German Record. In 1947 he became an Argentine citizen and changed his name to Gerardo. He won a bronze medal at the 1951 Pan-American Games in the 4×100 (with Fernando Lapuente, Mariano Acosta, and the non-Olympian Adelio Márquez). He also finished fourth at the 1951 Pan-American Games in the 200 and the 1955 Pan American Games 4×100 relay.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.2 (1946); 200 – 21.3 (1947).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 100 metres Argentina ARG 5 h4 r2/4
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 200 metres Argentina ARG 4 h2 r2/4
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Argentina ARG 3 h3 r1/2
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 200 metres Argentina ARG 6
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Argentina ARG 4 h1 r2/3

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank ATM T(H)
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Argentina Quarter-Finals Heat Four 5 at 0.39
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Argentina Round One Heat Nine 2 QU at 0.03 10.8

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Argentina Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Argentina Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 22.2
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina Final 6 21.3 21.59 1
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 21.5 21.75
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 21.4 21.67
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina Round One Heat One 1 QU 21.6 21.72

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Argentina ARG Round One Heat Three 3 42.4
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina ARG Semi-Finals Heat One 4 41.4 41.61
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Argentina ARG Round One Heat Three 3 QU 41.5 41.56
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