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Kurt Schneider

Full name: Kurt Schneider
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: February 3, 1900 in Jelenia Góra, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Died: July 26, 1988 in Bad Oldesloe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: Germania Hirschberg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Marathon runner Kurt Schneider placed 47th at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. He won 17 East German championships in the 5K and 10K, and was an eight-time Silesian cross-country champion. In 1925 and 1926 Schneider also won German Championships in the 25 km. He was runner-up in the 10K in 1925 and 1927, and the marathon in 1927 and 1929, placing third in 1928. Schneider was later employed by the city of Hirschberg and became groundskeeper of the sports field “Feigenmund.”

Personal Best: Mar – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Marathon Germany GER 47

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Final Standings 47 2-59:36
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