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Ursula Knab

Full name: Ursula Knab (-Schlicksupp)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: November 22, 1929 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: May 23, 1989 in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: USC Heidelberg, Heidelberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sprinter Ursula Knab won a silver medal with the sprint relay at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics together with [Maria Sander], [Helga Klein] and [Marga Petersen], and was eliminated in the semifinals of the 200. The German relay team had the same world record time as the winning US team. She never won any other title than the relay silver, for which she was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf the same year. She later married non-Olympian sprinter Heinrich Schlicksupp, and both of their sons Michael and Peter became sprinters and hurdle runners.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 12.0 (1952); 200 – 25.0 (1952).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Women's 200 metres Germany GER 7 h1 r2/3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 7 25.5 25.76
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 2 QU 25.0 25.26

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Final 2 =WR 45.9 46.18 4
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 1 QU 46.3 46.42
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