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Hermann Blazejezak

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHermann Matthias•Blazejezak
Used nameHermann•Blazejezak
Nick/petnamesBlaze
Born3 June 1912 in Hildesheim, Niedersachsen (GER)
Died13 January 2008 in Mönchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsHannover 96, Hannover (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Hermann Blazejezak was eliminated in the 400 metres semifinals at the 1936 Olympics. He also ran on the winning German team in the 4×400 at the 1938 European Championships (with Rudi Harbig and the non-Olympians Manfred Bues and Erich Linnhoff). He never won a national title. In World War II he was a sergeant in the 7th Infantry Regiment 59 at Hannover. After war he started work in the fruit and vegetable wholesale business, then from 1948 in the large pastry company “Heinemann”, founded by his sister Johanna and his brother-in-law Hermann Heinemann.

Personal Best: 400 – 47.9 (1936).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Hermann Blazejezak
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 6 h2 r3/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany DNS