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Karl-Heinz Becker

Full name: Karl-Heinz Becker
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: June 19, 1912 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: July 19, 2001 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: SC Victoria Hamburg, Hamburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Walter Schönrock; Brother-in-law of Max Syring.


Up until 1948, Karl-Heinz Becker was in Russian captivity, having been captured in World War II. He was the brother-in-law of his teammates [Max Syring] and [Walter Schönrock], all three of whom married one of the three Zätzsch sisters. After the war he worked as a policeman and then for a German bank. In 1936 and 1937 he was German champion in the 4×1500 m relay. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics he was eliminated in the heats over 5,000 metres.

Personal Best\: 5000 – 15:06.2 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Germany GER 8 h2 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 8 15:27,0
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