Full name: Friedrich "Fritz" Nottbrock
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: July 30, 1910 in Mülheim, Köln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: March 13, 1997 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Köln, Köln (GER)
Fritz Nottbrock, a 400 metre hurdler, traveled at his own expense to the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. In both 1932 and 1936 he reached the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles. In 1932 and 1933 he was German champion, and he also earned five caps for Germany in five international matches. At the University Games he won a gold medal with the 4x400 relay and a silver medal with the Olympic relay in 1933, adding two bronzes in the 400 hurdles in 1935 and 1937. Domestically he won German titles in the 400 hurdles in 1932-33.
Nottbrock was a founding member of ASV Köln in 1929, and in 1932 became its president. Until 1968 he was also Meeting Director of the International Athletics Sports Day in Köln (Cologne). He first became a sports teacher and later began with the study of pharmacy to take over the Rheingold Pharmacy in Köln-Mülheim from his father. Nottbrock was also the longtime organizer of the pharmacist-ball in Köln. In 1950 he received the DLV needle in gold, and in 1981, the Federal Cross of Merit.
Personal Best\: 400H – 53.7e (1932).
|1932 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||Germany||GER||6 h1 r2/3|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||Germany||GER||6 h2 r2/3|
|1932 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||6||53.7|
|1932 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||55.0|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||6||54.8|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||54.7|