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Leni Junker

Full name: Helene "Leni" Junker (-Thymm)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 8, 1905 in Kassel, Hessen, Germany
Died: February 9, 1997 in Wilhelmshaven, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Kasseler Turngemeinde
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics Leni Junker won a bronze medal in the 4×100 relay alongside Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt and Anni Holdmann. Junker also reached the semifinals in the 100, but failed to reach the final. The relay team set one world record with 49.8 shortly before the Games. She was German Champion in the 100 in 1931, and the 80 hurdles in 1932, and was also runner-up in the 1923 high jump in 1923. Junker set three world 100 metre records in 1924, 1926 and 1928.

Personal Best\: 100 – 12.0 (1931).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 100 metres Germany GER 5 h2 r2/3
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 5
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Round One Heat Four 1 QU/=OR 12.8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T L
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Germany GER Final 3 49.0 6
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2 QU 49.8
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