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Fritz Schaumburg

Full name: Friedrich W. "Fritz" Schaumburg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: December 30, 1905 in Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: December 19, 1988 in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: PSV Oberhausen, Oberhausen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Police officer and middle- and long-distance runner Fritz Schaumburg finished fourth in the 1934 European Championships at 1,500 metres and 10th at the 1936 Berlin Nazi Olympics. He also won 10 German titles over different distances. Schaumburg set several German records, including becoming the first German under 5:30 for 2,000 metres in 1935, and under 8:30 for the 3,000 in 1936. In 1946 Schaumburg was co-founder of the “Association of Former Athletes” and became press officer one year later.

Personal Best: 1500 – 3:53.2 (1937).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Germany GER 10

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Germany Final 10 3:56.2
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Four 3 QU 3:55.2
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