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Werner Böttcher

Full name: Werner Böttcher
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 4, 1909 in Friedenau, Berlin, Germany
Died: November 10, 1944 in Różan, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: KTV Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Werner Böttcher went missing in action in World War II in 1944 at the Rozan bridgehead in Poland. He is buried on the war cemetery in Mławka, Poland. Böttcher was German champion in 1936 in the 4×1500 relay and runner-up in the 1500 meters, placing third in the same event in 1941. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics he came in twelfth over 1,500 metres.

Personal Best\: 1500 – 3:55.0 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Germany GER 12

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Germany Final 12 4:04.2
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 3 QU 3:55.0
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