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Luz Long

Full name: Carl-Ludwig "Luz" Long
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (184 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: April 27, 1913 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Died: July 14, 1943 in Acate, Ragusa, Italy
Affiliations: Leipziger SC, Leipzig (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Luz Long had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics Long Jump; 3rd in the 1934 European Championships Long Jump, 3rd in the 1938 European Championships Long Jump.

Wounded in action, died in English field hospital.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.90 (1937); TJ – 14.80 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's Long Jump Germany GER 2 Silver
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's Triple Jump Germany GER 10

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 2 7.87w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 3 7.54w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 2 7.74w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 2 7.84w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 2 7.73w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 2 7.87w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round NP QU

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 10 14.62
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 12 14.31
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 10 14.62
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 10 foul
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round NP QU