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Richard Jahn

Full name: Richard Jahn
Nickname(s): Willi
Gender: Male
Born: February 27, 1889 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: Helios Berlin
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Richard Jahn was eliminated in the heats of the 800 m at the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games. He was German University Champion in 1912 and 1914 over 1,500 metres. Jahn posed as a model in 1913 for a life-sized nude in bronze by German sculptor Paul Peterich (1864-1937), which was placed in the German Stadium of Berlin.

Personal Best\: 800 – 1:56.6 (1912).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's 800 metres Germany GER 4 h4 r1/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Germany Round One Heat Four 4 2:02.0
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