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Erna Steinberg

Full name: Erna Steinberg (-Boeck)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: June 30, 1911 in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: April 21, 2001 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Brandenburg, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Sprinter Erna Steinberg finished fourth in the 100 at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. At 17-years-old she was among the youngest entrants. Steinberg participated in only two international matches, and won two German Championships, in 1928 in the 100 and 1934 with the sprint relay. She also competed in the high jump and long jump. Steinberg helped set two relay world records, in the 4x200 and the 10x100, both in 1929.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.4e (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 16 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 100 metres Germany GER 4

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1928 Summer 16 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Final 4 12.4 4
1928 Summer 16 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 12.9
1928 Summer 16 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR 12.8
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