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Erhard Mayke

Full name: Erhard Mayke
Gender: Male
Born: January 6, 1896 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1962
Affiliations: Berliner EV 1886, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Speed skater Erhard Mayke was 24th over 500 m at the 1928 St. Moritz Winter Olympics, and withdrew over 5000 m. At the German Championships, he won the title in the all-round with a clean sweep in all four races in 1927 and in 1928 he was second . Mayke set three German national records, one in the 1000 m and two in the all-round. In the 1928 World Championships, he finished 19th.

Mayke had another appearance at the 1936 Olympic Winter Games, when he was a timekeeper in speed skating. In World War I, he served in the Prussian cavalry. In 1916, he was wounded almost losing his left arm. After the war he worked in a coffee roasting shop.

Personal Bests: 500 – 48.4 (1928); 1500 – 2:37.6 (1928), 5000 – 9:20.0 (1928); 10000 – 19:01.6 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 32 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Germany GER 24T
1928 Winter 32 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Germany GER AC DNF

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 32 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 24T 49.1

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k
1928 Winter 32 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Germany Final Standings AC DNF 1:06.0 1:45.0 2:33.2 3:20.0 4:06.0 4:54.0 5:43.0 6:32.0 7:21.4 8:10.0
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