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Erich Fuchs

Full name: Erich Fuchs
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: June 27, 1925 in Mühlheim an der Eis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: July 26, 2014 in Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: 1. FC Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Sprinter Erich Fuchs was eliminated in the 100 metre heats at the 1952 Olympic Games, the first ones in which Germany was permitted to participate after World War II. In 1974 he published the textbook Der Sprint. Programmierbare Trainingshilfen für Leichtathleten (The Sprint. Programmable Training Aids for Athletes). He was a professor at the Pedagogical University in Kaiserslautern. He influenced the development of sports in Rheinland-Pfalz in several administrative functions, and from 1960-68 was national coach of the German women sprint relay team.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.6 (1952).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres Germany GER 3 h12r1/4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Germany Round One Heat Twelve 3 10.8 11.19
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