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Gerda Daumerlang

Full name: Gerda Daumerlang (-Richthammer)
Gender: Female
Born: May 2, 1920 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SB Bayern 07, Nürnberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Diving

Biography

Diver Gerda Daumerlang finished fourth in the 3 metre springboard at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. She was already seen as the bronze medal winner by the audience, but the jury then allowed [Dorothy Poynton-Hill] of the United States to execute her last dive again, and she took the bronze medal instead. Daumerlang was silver medalist at the 1938 European Championships. From 1937-41 she was the German springboard champion.

Daumerlang moved to Vienna at the beginning of the 1940s,studied medicine, and represented Erster Wiener Amateur-Schwimm-Club. In 1944 she got married in Vienna and after World War II moved to Tettenweis near Passau. She ran her own medical practice until 1982 and also worked as a surgeon at a hospital in Griesbach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Women's Springboard Germany GER 4

Women's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS DP SP
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Final Standings 4 78.27
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #1 13T 9.72
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #2 3 13.43
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #3 4 14.63
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #4 4 13.60
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #5 3 13.40
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #6 5 13.49
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