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Walter Schönrock

Full name: Walter Schönrock
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: April 10, 1912 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: March 19, 1996 in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: KTV Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Grandfather of Sybille Schönrock; Brother-in-law of Max Syring; Brother-in-law of Karl-Heinz Becker.


Walter Schönrock was the brother-in-law of teammates [Max Syring] and [Karl-Heinz Becker], all three of whom married one of the three Zätzsch sisters. He was also the grandfather of butterfly swimmer [Sybille Schönrock], who won a silver medal at the 1980 Moskva Games. Walter himself came in 21st in the 10K at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In 1937, he was German Champion in the 10K and with the 4x1500 m relay, placing second in the 10K in 1938.

Personal Best: 10000 – 30:49.1 (1940).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Germany GER 21

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings 21 32:59.0
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