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Grete Heublein

Full name: Margarete "Grete" Heublein
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 29, 1908 in Barmen, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: March 2, 1997 in Barmen, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SSVg Barmen, Wuppertal-Barmen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

As in 1928 at Amsterdam, Grete Heublein came in fifth in the discus throw in at Los Angeles in 1932, and was a disappointing last in the 4×100 m relay together with Ellen Braumüller, Tilly Fleischer and Marie Dollinger. She was German Champion in the shot put in 1926, 1928-29, and 1931, and with discus throw in 1930 and 1932. From 1926-29 Heublein set a total of eight world records in the shot put (plus six that were not recognized), and one in the discus throw in 1932. She also won the shot put at the 1930 Women's World Games. She earned seven international caps. From 1934 until her retirement in 1968 she was a forewoman in the tool store in the technology section of the electric company, Vorwerk & Co. in Wuppertal.

Personal Bests\: 100 – unknown; DT – 40.84 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 5
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 6
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 5

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany GER Final Standings 6 50.0 6

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Final Round 5 35.56
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 3 QU/OR 35.56
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A 3 OR 35.56
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Standings 5 34.66
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