Full name: Wilhelm "Willi" Welscher
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 WÃ¼rzburg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
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 â 14.8 (1932).
|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|
|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|