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Anni Steuer

Full name: Anni Steuer (-Ludewig)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 12, 1913 in Metz, Moselle, France
Affiliations: Turn-und Sportverein Duisburg 99
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Anni Steuer won the silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics in the 80 hurdles after the photo finish was evaluated, as four runners came in with the same time 11.7. [Ondina Valla] from Italy was finally determined to be the gold medalist, Steuer took silver, Canadian [Betty Taylor] was awarded the bronze medal, and Italian [Claudia Testoni] was left with an unfortunate fourth place. Anni Steuer, one of the world’s best hurdlers in the 1930s, was born in Alsace (Metz), at that time German territory, but lived in Duisburg. She was German Champion in 1935, and runner-up in the two following years.

Personal Best: 80H – 11.81 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L T
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Final 2 =OR 11.7 11.809 1
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 11.7w
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 3 QU 12.1
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