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Werner Plath

Full name: Werner Plath
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1918 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1945
Affiliations: Wiking Berlin / Askania Berlin
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

German swimmer Werner Plath finished fifth with the 4x200m relay team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He also won the European 4x200m freestyle relay title in 1938, and in the individual 400m freestyle finished second. He was the German 100m freestyle champion in 1941, the 200m champion in 1936-38 and 1940-41, the 400m champion in 1937 and 1940-41, and finally he won the 1,500m title in 1940 and 1941. Plath was executed by the SS in the final months of World War II in 1945 for reasons unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 5

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany GER Final 5
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Three 2
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