Full name: Gertrud "Trudi" Meyer (-Baier)
Born: July 13, 1914 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: October 23, 1999 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: TKH, Hannover (GER)
Related Olympians: Wife of Bernhard Baier.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Trudi Meyer, a German gymnast from Hannover, won the gold medal with the German team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The eight exercises were held outdoors in front of 20,000 spectators at Dietrich Eckart Stage, nowadays called WaldbÃ¼hne. She won the individual competition, for which medals were not awarded.
Meyer was also German Champion in 1936, and then one of the favorites for the 1940 Games, but when they were cancelled she finished her career. She then married water polo player [Bernhard Baier] in 1940. By profession, she became a gymnastics school teacher.
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Women's Team All-Around||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Germany||GER||Final Standings||1||67.55|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Germany||GER||Individual Standings||1||67.55|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Germany||GER||Balance Beam||1||23.10||9.05||14.05|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Germany||GER||Uneven Bars||8||22.60||9.20||13.40|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Gymnastics||Germany||GER||Horse Vault||7||21.85||7.90||13.95|