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Friedrich Prehn

Full name: Johann August Friedrich Prehn
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: March 29, 1901 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: January 2, 1985 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: Dresdner SC, Dresden (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Race walker Friedrich Prehn participated in the 1936 Berlin Olympics in the 50 km but was disqualified after 42.5 km. In 1937, 1939 and 1949 he won German titles over this distance, adding five more national podiums. His sons Friedrich, Jr. and Karl-Heinz Prehn both became nationally successful race walkers.

Personal Best\: 50kmW – 4-34:22 (1937).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 35 Berlin Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Germany GER AC DQ

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 35 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings AC DQ
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