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Arnulf Pilhatsch

Full name: Arnulf Pilhatsch
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: January 9, 1925
Died: 2000
Affiliations: Post SV Graz, Graz (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Alexander Pilhatsch.


Arnulf Pilhatsch was a multiple Austrian champion in the high jump (1941-43, 1946-49, 1951-54), triple jump (1949), and decathlon (1950-53). During the Austrian “Anschluss” to the Third Reich he participated in the German Championships in 1942 and 1943. Pilhatsch was runner-up at the 1942 European Youth Games and finished eighth at the 1954 European Championships in the decathlon. At the 1948 London Olympics he was eliminated in the high jump qualifying round. Beginning in 1955 Pilhatsch was an active automobile and rally driver. By profession he was a physician. His son [Alexander Pilhatsch] participated as a swimmer at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games, and Alexander’s wife Brigitte Haase-Pilhatsch and their daughter Sabrina Pilhatsch were national successful rhythmic gymnasts. Their other daughter, Caroline, became a swimmer as well.

Personal Best\: HJ – 1.95 (1948).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's High Jump Austria AUT 21T QR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Austria Qualifying Round 21T 1.84
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