Full name: Otto-Paul Trieloff
Born: November 17, 1885 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: July 6, 1967 in RÃ¼ttenscheid, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Sportclub PreuÃen Duisburg
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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 âRuhrâ 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 â 50.9 (1908).
|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|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Fourteen||2||50.9est||at 10 yds|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||3:43.2|