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Regina Branner

Full name: Regina Branner (-Egger)
Gender: Female
Born: September 5, 1931 in Rankweil, Vorarlberg, Austria
Died: February 21, 2017 in Rankweil, Vorarlberg, Austria
Affiliations: TS Rankweil, Rankweil (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Regina Branner was primarily a weight thrower, competing in shot put at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, but she also excelled in the early years of women’s pentathlon. She was Austrian Champion in the shot put in 1954-56, the javelin throw in 1954, and the pentathlon in 1954 and 1956. In her Olympic year she broke the Austrian shot put record seven times, taking it from 13.50 to 14.60 at Melbourne, a mark which would last for over a decade. In 1956 she also set the Austrian record for the pentathlon. Branner competed at the 1954 European Championships, placing 11th in shot put.

Personal Best: SP – 14.60 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Women's Shot Put Austria AUT 7

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Final Round 7 14.60
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Final Round Round One 8 14.04
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Final Round Round Two 7 14.60 14.60
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Final Round Round Three 7 foul 14.60
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Qualifying Round 7 QU 13.87
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Round One 7 13.87
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Round Two 7 pass 13.87
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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