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Rupert Blöch

Full name: Rupert Blöch
Gender: Male
Born: June 15, 1929 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Died: July 28, 2006 in Leoben, Steiermark, Austria
Affiliations: WAC, Wien (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics


Rupert Blöch was Austrian champion in the 100 metres (1952), 400 metres (1949-1952), 4×100 relay (1949), and 4×400 relay (1950). During his athletics career he studied physics and finished with a master's degree at age 23. After spending two years in Germany working for Siemens-Reiniger-Werke in Erlangen he moved to Sweden. There he worked for LM (nowadays Ericsson) from 1955-59 and met his future wife Majbritt. They settled down in Kapfenberg and Blöch worked for Böhler-Kapfenberg until his retirement in 1985. He was also interested in music, languages, and travelling.

Personal Best: 400 – 48.0 (1952).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Austria AUT 3 h2 r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Austria Round One Heat Two 3 49.6 49.82
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