Inge Braumüller

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOttilie Ingeborg "Inge"•Braumüller (-Betz-, -Machts)
Used nameInge•Braumüller
Born23 November 1909 in Friedenau, Berlin (GER) 
Died6 April 1999 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsDF Sportclub Berlin
NOC Germany


Inge Braumüller was the sister of Ellen Braumüller. Inge was a high and long jumper and was the 1929 German Champion in high jump. At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics she placed seventh in the high jump. She later married high jumper Dr. Otto Betz and became the mother of pentathlete Karin Betz. Dr. Betz later became a director at Siemens in Munich. He founded the association to initiate the construction of a giant stadium. This association later was renamed to “Association for the Promotion of the Olympic Games 1972 in Munich.” They were divorced in 1951 and Inge moved to Hannover, where she became manager of Hannover 78. In 2010 a lane near the Hannover AWD football stadium was named Inge-Machts-Weg in honor to her.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.57 (1930).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Inge Braumüller
High Jump, Women (Olympic) 7

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