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Fritz Nottbrock

Full name: Friedrich "Fritz" Nottbrock
Gender: Male
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
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
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