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Franz Happernagel

Full name: Franz Happernagel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: December 25, 1929 in Ingolstadt, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: MTV Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Sprinter Franz Happernagel took part in the 4×100 relay together with Peter Kraus, Werner Zandt and Josef Heinen at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, but the team was eliminated in the heats. The same year Happernagel placed third at the West German Championships. He later became a commercial clerk, but his grandson Christian also became a nationally successful sprinter.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.5 (1954).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 4 h3 r1/3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 4 41.5 41.63
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