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Friedel Berges

Full name: Friedel Berges
Gender: Male
Born: October 23, 1903 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Died: August 13, 1969 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Jungdeutschland Darmstadt
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Friedel Berges won the 1926 European Championships with the 4×200 freestyle relay, winning again at the 1927 Europeans, setting a world record with 9:49.6. He came in second at the 1926 European Championships in the 1,500 freestyle, and placed third in the 400. At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics Berges was eliminated in the preliminaries of the 400 free and in the 4x200 the team was disqualified due to an illegal exchange. Nationally Berges won 400 freestyle titles in 1924, 1926 and 1928, adding 1,500 titles in 1924 and 1926. He played occasionally for the German national water polo team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 3 h1 r1/3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER AC h3 r1/2

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 5:27.8

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Three AC
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