Änne Ehscheidt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnne "Änne"•Ehscheidt (-Thelen)
Used nameÄnne•Ehscheidt
Born16 July 1919 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
Died26 August 1947 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsSV Moenus Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
NOC Germany


Änne Ehscheidt was runner-up at the German platform diving championships in 1936 and thus nominated for the Berlin Olympics. There she finished eighth in the 10 metre platform event. She was a member of DSV Frankfurt and committed suicide by gas poisoning in 1947.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) GER Änne Ehscheidt
Platform, Women (Olympic) 8

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