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Helmut Hamann

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelmut•Hamann
Used nameHelmut•Hamann
Born31 August 1912 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Died22 June 1941 in Siedliszcze, Lubelskie (POL)
Measurements175 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsSportverein Allianz Berlin
NOC Germany


Helmut Hamann, 400 metre specialist, started only in the 4×400 relay at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, in which he won a bronze medal together with Friedrich von Stülpnagel, Harry Voigt and Rudi Harbig. Two years earlier he was European Champion in the relay with Hans Scheele, Voigt and Adolf Metzner. In 1935, 1936 and 1939 Hamann was German Champion in the 400. Hamann was killed in action during World War II near Siedliszcze in Poland, and is buried at the war cemetery in Włodowa, Grave #794.

Personal Best: 400 – 47.8 (1939).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Helmut Hamann
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze

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