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Hermann Blazejczak

Full name: Hermann Matthias Blazejczak
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: June 3, 1912 in Hildesheim, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: January 13, 2008 in Mönchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Hannover 96, Hannover (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Hermann Blazejczak was eliminated in the 400 metres semifinals at the 1936 Olympics. He also ran on the winning German team in the 4×400 at the 1938 European Championships (with [Rudi Harbig] and the non-Olympians Manfred Bues and Erich Linnhoff). He never won a national title. In World War II he was a sergeant in the 7th Infantry Regiment 59 at Hannover. After war he started work in the fruit and vegetable wholesale business, then from 1948 in the large pastry company "Heinemann", founded by his sister Johanna and his brother-in-law Hermann Heinemann.

Personal Best\: 400 – 47.9 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Germany GER 6 h2 r3/4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 49.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 48.2 48,205
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Six 1 QU 47.9
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