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Fritz Hendrix

Full name: Friedrich Walter "Fritz" Hendrix
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: January 6, 1911 in Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 30, 1941 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: ASV Schwarz-Rot, Aachen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Marie Dollinger; Father of Brunhilde Hendrix.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Fritz Hendrix was eliminated in the second round of the 200 metres at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, but won the silver medal in the 4x100 relay together with Helmut Körnig, Erich Borchmeyer and Arthur Jonath. In the sprint relay he also became German Champion in 1933 and 1934, and ran a world record in 1932. The educated merchant married his teammate Marie Dollinger in 1937 and they became the parents of top sprinter Brunhilde Hendrix. During World War II Hendrix was killed in action in 1941 on the Eastern Front near St. Petersburg and was posthumously promoted to corporal.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.4 (1933), 200 – 21.9 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 200 metres Germany GER 4 h2 r2/4
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 21.9
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Round One Heat Four 2 QU 22.9

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) L T(A)
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Germany GER Final 2 40.9 4
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 QU 41.2 41.22
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