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Karl Kotratschek

Full name: Karl Kotratschek
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: October 24, 1914 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Died: July 4, 1941 in Africa, Unknown, Unknown
Affiliations: ÖJK Wien
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics

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Biography

Austrian triple jumper Karl Kotratschek came in 23rd at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. After the Anschluss of Austria to the Third Reich he was forced to start for Germany. In 1938 Kotratschek won a bronze medal at the European Championships and became German Champion. Earlier he had won Austrian Championships in 1935-38. His Austrian record of 15.28 metres from 1936 was only broken in 1974. In 1941 he was killed in action somewhere in Africa, with some sources stating it was in Libya.

Personal Best\: TJ – 15.28 (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Men's Triple Jump Austria AUT 23

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Austria Final Round 23 13.15
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Austria Final Round 19 12.87
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Austria Final Round 23 13.14
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Austria Final Round 23 13.15
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Austria Qualifying Round NP QU
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