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Hermann Blazejczak

Biographical information

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


Hermann Blazejczak 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).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men Olympic 6 h2 r3/4 Representing Germany    
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic Germany DNS