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Walter Handschuhmacher

Full name: Walter Peter Handschuhmacher
Gender: Male
Born: March 20, 1904 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: April 30, 1987 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Westfalen, Dortmund (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

German swimmer Walter Handschuhmacher was eliminated in the preliminaries of both the 400 and the 1,500 freestyle at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. From 1926-29 he was German Champion in open water swimming over 7.5 km. He also won the 1928 national title in the 1,500 free.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 3 h4 r1/3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4 h5 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 3 5:32.0

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat Five 4 22:18.6
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