Full name: Ludwig WarnemÃ¼nde
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: October 10, 1916 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: September 24, 2002 in Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: ETSV Altone
Ludwig WarnemÃ¼nde placed 43rd in the 1952 Helsinki Olympic marathon. He won five West German distance titles. In 1942 he was also Latvian champion in the 5K. In 1956 he hitched a ride to the Melbourne Olympics together with his wife. They reached Melbourne, where WarnemÃ¼nde was awarded a special ticket and stayed as a guest of the Australian NOC for some weeks. By profession WarnemÃ¼nde was a truck driver.
Personal Best: Mar â 2-32:57 (1952).
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