Full name: Wilhelm Jakob "Willi" Kürten
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: April 4, 1908 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: July 18, 1944 in Podlipse, Ternopil, Ukraine
Affiliations: DSD, Düsseldorf (GER)
Long hurdler Willi Kürten was eliminated in the semifinals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics in the 400 hurdles. He never won a German title, but was runner-up in 1931, 1932 and 1936. Kürten was killed in action during World War II on the Eastern front in July 1944.
Personal Best\: 400H – 54.1 (1937).
|1936 Summer||28||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||Germany||GER||6 h1 r2/3|
|1936 Summer||28||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||6||54.5|
|1936 Summer||28||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Six||2||QU||54.6|