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Willy Schröder

Full name: Wilhelm Otto "Willy" Schröder
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: March 7, 1912 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: September 28, 1990 in Gersfeld (Rhön), Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Viktoria Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Discus thrower Willy Schröder set a world record in 1935 with 53.10, and won the 1938 European title. In 1936 and 1937 he was German Champion and in 1938 German Police Champion. At the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games Schröder placed fifth. By profession he was a policeman.

Personal Best: DT – 53.10 (1935).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's Discus Throw Germany GER 5

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 5 47.93
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 6 44.79
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 4 47.22
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 7 45.01
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Throw-Off 1 47.64
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 6 47.39
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 5 47.81
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 47.93
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round NP QU
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