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Herbert Dill

Full name: Herbert Gerhard Dill
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: December 31, 1908 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: December 19, 1944 in Nothum, Diekirch, Luxembourg
Affiliations: Reichsbahn-SV Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Race walker Herbert Dill placed sixteenth at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He won the silver medal at the 1938 European Championships in the 50 km Walk, and was also German Champion that year in the event. He was killed in action during World War II as a lieutenant near Nothum in Luxembourg in the Battle of the Bulge. He rests in the military cemetery at Sandweiler, Luxembourg in a so-called "comrades grave."

Personal Best\: 50kmW – 4-42:37 (1937).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Germany GER 16

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings 16 4-51:26.0
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