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Friedrich Gerdes

Full name: Friedrich August Martin Gerdes
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: December 12, 1910 in Varel, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: October 19, 1960 in Dahlem, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Friedrich Gerdes reached the final of the javelin throw at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, placingly 17th and last. The policeman never managed to win a German Championship but was German Police Champion in 1939. Gerdes was killed in 1960 in a motor car accident in Berlin.

Personal Best\: JT – 69.46 (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Germany GER 17

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 17 55.93
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 15T QU 60.3est
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One NP foul
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two NP 60.3est
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