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Otto Trieloff

Full name: Otto-Paul Trieloff
Gender: Male
Born: November 17, 1885 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: July 6, 1967 in Rüttenscheid, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Sportclub Preußen Duisburg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Otto Trieloff, a 400 runner, won the silver medal in the 4x400 relay at the 1908 London Olympics, where he was eliminated in the open 400 heats. The relay easily won their opening heat, but could not match the American team in the final. The same year Trieloff was also German Champion.

Starting in 1933, Trieloff helped establish the civil air defense in Essen, first as a training manager and later as the district team leader “Ruhr” with the rank of a Staff Air Protection Guide. After World War II he became a school teacher. His twin brother Wilhelm was also a 400 runner and discus thrower, and later became a well-known opera singer.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.9 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Germany GER 2 h14r1/3
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 1,600 metres Medley Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Germany Round One Heat Fourteen 2 50.9est at 10 yds

Men's 1,600 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Germany GER Final 2 3:32.4 50.5est
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:43.2
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