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Rudi Dobermann

Full name: Rudolf "Rudi" Dobermann
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: December 14, 1902 in Iserlohn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: December 1, 1979 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Affiliations: Sportclub Köln-Marienburg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Rudi Dobermann emigrated in 1930 to Brazil where he settled as a sports coach at São Paulo, where he died in 1979. From 1934 he worked for the Brazilian Athletics Federation. He later became a merchant. In his youth he was a gymnast but then turned to athletics. He won German Championships in the long jump in 1925-27, and was runner-up in 1929, placing third in the shot put in 1930. In 1927, he also won the British long jump title. Dobermann set a European record in 1928 with 7.64, while in 1927 he was the first German to better 7.50. He disappointed at Amsterdam in 1928, placing last of the four German participants, failing to qualify for the final.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.64 (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Long Jump Germany GER 18 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 18 6.91
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group D 6 6.91
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