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Peter Kraus

Full name: Peter Friedrich Wilhelm Kraus
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: July 17, 1932 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: PSV München, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

German sprinter Peter Kraus participated in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics where he was eliminated in the 200 in the second round and with the relay in the heats. Two years later he ran on the sprint relay that appeared to win the European Championships, but they were disqualified after the race. Kraus won a West German title in the 1951 200 metres. He later married non-Olympian high jumper Antonie Butz. His father owned a stud farm, was a harness racer and taught his son the sport. Beside his athletics career Kraus was also active as a horse jockey.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.5 (1954); 200 – 21.1 (1951).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Athletics Men's 200 metres Germany GER 4 h2 r2/4
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 4 h3 r1/3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Athletics Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 21.9 22.19
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Athletics Germany Round One Heat Nine 2 QU 22.0 22.06

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 4 41.5 41.63
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