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Erwin Gillmeister

Full name: Erwin Gillmeister
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: July 11, 1907 in Toruń, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Died: November 26, 1993 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TV Germania Stolp, Słupsk (POL)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Sprinter Erwin Gillmeister won a bronze medal at the 1936 Nazi Games in Berlin in the 4x100 relay together with Wilhelm Leichum, Erich Borchmeyer and Gerd Hornberger, trailing the USA by four seconds and Italy by one second. In 1934, he also won the European Championship in that event with Borchmeyer, Hornberger and Egon Schein. Domestically he never managed to win a title, but was runner-up in the 1936 200 metres. Gillmeister ran for TV Germania Stolp during much of his career, but in 1930 was with DSV Hannover 78.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.5 (1934).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Germany GER Final 3 41,2 41,30 2
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 1 QU 41.4
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