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Arthur Hoffmann

Full name: Arthur E. Hoffmann
Nickname(s): Aute
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: December 10, 1887 in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Died: April 4, 1932 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: B und EV Danzig
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Arthur Hoffmann started at the 1908 London Olympic Games in both the 100 and 200 m, but was eliminated in the heats of both. He also finished 15th in the long jump and won a silver medal with the medley relay (200/200/400/800 m) together with Hans Eicke, Otto Trieloff and Hanns Braun.

Hoffmann was an avid sports teacher, journalist and employee of numerous German daily and specialized newspapers. He was active since 1900 in football, athletics, gymnastics and hockey, and was in school in Gdańsk as a track and field athlete and cricketer, then as a gymnast and football player. He trained seriously in 1907 and 1908 for the Olympic Games, and in 1908 was German Champion in the 100 and in the long jump. In 1914 he became one of the first sports teachers in the North German Football Association. Later he owned a sporting goods shop in Hamburg. Hoffmann died in 1932 after an appendix operation.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.0 (1908); 200 – 22.8 (1908); LJ – 6.88 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's 100 metres Germany GER 3 h3 r1/3
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's 200 metres Germany GER 2 h13r1/3
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's 1,600 metres Medley Relay Germany GER 2 Silver
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Long Jump Germany GER 15

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 3 11.4est

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany Round One Heat Thirteen 2 23.5est at 2½ yds

Men's 1,600 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany GER Final 2 3:32.4 22.9est
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:43.2

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany Final Standings 15 6.50 21-4
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 15 6.50 21-4
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group E 3 6.50 21-4
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