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Ernst Leitner

Full name: Ernst Leitner
Gender: Male
Born: October 27, 1912 in Niklasdorf, Steiermark, Austria
Affiliations: WAF, Wien (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Austrian hurdler Ernst Leitner finished fifth in the 1934 European Championships in the 400 metres hurdles, but was disqualified in the final of the 110 hurdles that year. At the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games he was eliminated in the heats both in the 110 and 400 metres hurdles. He won multiple Austrian titles as follows\: 4×100 relay (1935), 4×400 relay (1935, 1941), 110 metres hurdles (1933, 1935-36, 1938, 1941), 400 metres hurdles (1933-1936), and decathlon (1941). After the German Anschluss he also finished fourth in the 110 hurdles at the 1940 German Championships, and then was runner-up in 1942.

Personal Bests\: 110H – 14.8 (1935); 400H – 54.8 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Austria AUT 3 h5 r1/3
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Austria AUT 3 h6 r1/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Austria Round One Heat Five 3 15.3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Austria Round One Heat Six 3 54.9
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