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Harry Voigt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHarry Karl Wilhelm•Voigt
Used nameHarry•Voigt
Born15 June 1913 in Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
Died29 October 1986 in Diepholz, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements185 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsDeutscher Sportclub Berlin
NOC Germany


Harry Voigt, a 400 metre runner, was the brother-in-law of Erwin Blask, who married his sister Dora. She was German Champion in the 200 in 1942. Harry Voigt took a bronze medal with the 4x400 relay at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games and won the 1934 European Championships with the relay. In 1933, he was German Champion in the open 400, and second in 1936. In 1932, he set two European records with 48.6 and 48.2. By profession Voigt was a medical counselor.

Personal Best: 400 – 48.0 (1933).


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

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