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Wilhelm Ladewig

Full name: Wilhelm Ladewig
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 8, 1906 in Dargosław, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Died: July 20, 1979 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Deutscher Sportclub Berlin
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

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Biography

German high jumper and decathlete Wilhelm Ladewig finished fifth in the 1934 European Championships high jump and 10th in the 1928 Olympic decathlon. At the World University Games he won four medals, two in the high jump (1928 silver, 1930 bronze), and another two in pentathlon (1928 silver, 1930 bronze). In 1934 Ladewig won his only German title in high jump. He was educated as a graduate gymnastics and sports teacher, and worked at a gymnasium in Düsseldorf from 1948-72, where he eventually became the principal.

Personal Best\: Dec – 6458 (1930).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Decathlon Germany GER 10

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1912BT) P(1985T) T D H
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Final Standings 10 6,881.520 5.964
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany 100 metres 16T 714.4 643 11.8
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany 100 metres Heat Two 3 714.4 643 11.8
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Long jump 9T 786.85 750 6.73
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Shot put 26 562 543 10.96
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany High jump 4T 818 627 1.80
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany 400 metres 5T 842.08 701 52.4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany 110 metre hurdles 8T 848 641 16.6
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Discus throw 27 450.14 479 30.74
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Pole vault 16T 541 381 3.10
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Javelin throw 12 590.250 531 46.10
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany 1,500 metres 3 728.8 668 4:42.0
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