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Paula Mollenhauer

Full name: Paula Mollenhauer
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: December 22, 1908 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: July 7, 1988 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: SC Victoria Hamburg, Hamburg (GER) / ETV - Hamburg, Hamburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Discus thrower Paula Mollenhauer won a bronze medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Eight years earlier she had finished 12th at the Amsterdam Games. In 1938 she earned another bronze at the European Championships. Domestically she won German Championships in 1929, 1931 and 1943. From 1946-49 she was a women’s representative with the German Athletics Federation. She also started occasionally as a shot putter but with limited success.

Mollenhauer was also a successful handball player, with the women's team of SC Victoria Hamburg. She won several titles in both the Hamburg and North German Championships in field handball, and in 1930 was captain of the team at the German Championships.

Personal Best\: DT – 43.58 (1939).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 12
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 3 Bronze

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 12 30.94
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A 8 30.94
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings 3 39.80
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 3 38.59
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 3 37.45 38.59
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 3 33.27 38.59
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 3 35.82 38.59
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 3 foul 38.59
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 39.80
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