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Willi Welscher

Full name: Wilhelm "Willi" Welscher
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: August 1, 1906 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: February 20, 1987 in Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Willi Welscher was disqualified at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games in the final of the 110 m hurdles as he had knocked over four hurdles, although he finished the race. This rule was still valid in 1932. Four years later he was eliminated in the heats. Welscher won German Championships in the 110m hurdles in 1929-30, 1934 and 1936, and in 1931-32, and 1936-37 with the 4x100 m relay. He competed in 19 international matches. By profession, Welscher was a graphic artist.

Personal Best: 110H – 14.8 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Germany GER AC
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Germany GER 4 h2 r1/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank L T(H) T(A)
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final AC DQ 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 14.8
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 1 QU 14.8 15.02
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 4 15,2
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