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Willi Menne

Full name: Wilhelm "Willi" Menne
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 11, 1910 in Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
Died: March 27, 1945 in Trenčín, Trenčín, Slovakia
Affiliations: Würzburger RV Bayern, Würzburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Willi Menne was a rower with the German gold medal-winning coxless fours at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He started rowing in coxed eights with Würzburger Ruderverein 1875, with whom he won the German Championship in 1933. From 1934-36 he won the national coxless fours title, and in 1934 and 1935 was the European Champion, also with the coxless fours. He was killed-in-action only a few days before the end of World War II, somewhere in Slovakia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Final Round 7:01.8
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 6:22.5
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