Charles Hennemann

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Henry•Hennemann
Used nameCharles•Hennemann
Born15 February 1866 in Keokuk, Iowa (USA)
Died23 June 1938 in Keokuk, Iowa (USA)
NOC United States


Charles Hennemann won the 1897-98 and 1902 AAU discus championship. His victory in 1897 was done with a world record throw of 118-9 (36.19). He was from Keokuk, Iowa but represented multiple clubs in the Midwest, including the Chicago AA, Detroit AC, Milwaukee AC, and Keokuk YMCA. He was chief of police in Keokuk for several years.

Personal Best: DT – 36.19 (118-9) (1897).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Charles Hennemann
56-pound Weight Throw, Men (Olympic) 4
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS