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Joseph Rosemeyer

Full name: Joseph Rosemeyer
Gender: Male
Born: March 13, 1872 in Lingen/Ems, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: December 1, 1919 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Radfahrerverein Lingen
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Rosemeyer, an electrical engineer, founded the cycling club in his hometown Lingen. Although he was not one of the best German cyclists, he was sent to the 1895 Amateur World Championships in Cologne, and he also travelled to Athens for the Olympics. He did not achieve top classifications in either event. Rosemeyer, who later became director of a light bulb factory, is the uncle of Bernd Rosemeyer. A famour racing driver, his nephew won the 1936 European driving championship but was killed in 1938 in an attempt to beat the world speed record.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's Sprint Germany GER 4
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's 333⅓ metres Time Trial Germany GER 8
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's 10,000 metres Germany GER 4
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Germany GER AC DNF

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Germany Final Standings 4

Men's 333⅓ metres Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Germany Final Standings 8 27 1/5

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Germany Final Standings 4

Men's 100 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Germany Final Standings AC DNF
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