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Charles Hennemann

Full name: Charles Henry Hennemann
Gender: Male
Born: February 15, 1866 in [unknown], Iowa, United States
Died: June 23, 1938
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Charles Hennemann won the 1897-98 and 1902 AAU discus championship. His victory in 1897 was done with a world record throw of 118-9 (36.19). He was from Keokuk, Iowa but represented multiple clubs in the Midwest, including the Chicago AA, Detroit AC, Milwaukee AC, and Keokuk YMCA. He was chief of police in Keokuk for several years.

Personal Best: DT – 36.19 (118-9) (1897).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Athletics Men's 56-pound Weight Throw United States USA 4

Men's 56-pound Weight Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4 9.18 30-1½
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