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Richard Wilhelm

Full name: Richard Wilhelm
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: 1888 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1917
Affiliations: SC Komet Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Richard Wilhelm was killed in action in 1917 during World War I. He was an active swimmer and turned to race walking from 1903-08. In 1906 he was German champion in the 100 km, but in 1908 was eliminated in the heats of the 3,500 m walk at the London Olympics. Wilhelm set several German records. He was trained as a machine constructor.

Personal Best: 3500W – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 3,500 metres Walk Germany GER 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 3,500 metres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer London Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 6 17:33.8
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