Johanna Vancura

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohanna•Vancura (-Wendler)
Used nameJohanna•Vancura
Born20 July 1915 in Wien (Vienna), Wien (AUT)
Died26 September 1998 in Wien (Vienna), Wien (AUT)
Measurements169 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsWiener AC, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria


Athlete Johanna Vancura was Austrian champion at 100 metres in 1936-38, at 200 in 1934 and 1936-38, and in the 4×100 relay between 1933-36. She participated in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and reached the semi-finals of the 100 metres. With the 4×100 relay she was eliminated in the heats. In 1934, Vancura won a relay bronze medal at the Women’s World Games. Domestically, she represented Wiener (Vienna) AC.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.1 (1936).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics AUT Johanna Vancura
100 metres, Women (Olympic) 6 h1 r2/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Austria 4 h1 r1/2

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