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Rosa Kellner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRosina "Rosa"•Kellner (-Schimpfauer)
Used nameRosa•Kellner
Born21 January 1910 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Died13 December 1984
Measurements161 cm / 53 kg
AffiliationsTSV 1860 München, München (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Sprinter Rosa Kellner won a sprint relay bronze medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics together with Leni Schmidt, Anni Holdmann and Leni Junker. The relay team set one world record with 49.8 shortly before the Games. As a participant at the 1930 Women’s World Games she finished fifth in the 60 and won the gold medal in the 4×100 together with non-Olympians Luise Holzner, Agathe Karrer, and Lisa Gelius. Domestically Kellner earned national relay titles from 1928-30. By profession she was a bookkeeper.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.2 (1931).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Rosa Kellner
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze

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