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Erwin Gillmeister

Full name: Erwin Gillmeister
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: July 11, 1907 in Toruń, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Died: November 26, 1993 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TV Germania Stolp, Słupsk (POL)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Sprinter Erwin Gillmeister won a bronze medal at the 1936 Nazi Games in Berlin in the 4x100 relay together with [Wilhelm Leichum], [Erich Borchmeyer] and [Gerd Hornberger], trailing the USA by four seconds and Italy by one second. In 1934, he also won the European Championship in that event with Borchmeyer, Hornberger and [Egon Schein]. Domestically he never managed to win a title, but was runner-up in the 1936 200 metres. Gillmeister ran for TV Germania Stolp during much of his career, but in 1930 was with DSV Hannover 78.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.5 (1934).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Germany GER Final 3 41,2 41,30 2
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 1 QU 41.4
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