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Karl Borner

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKarl•Borner
Used nameKarl•Borner
Born6 September 1898 in Olten (SUI)
Died6 November 1973 in Lausanne (SUI)
AffiliationsBSC Old Boys, Basel (SUI)
NOC Switzerland

Biography

Karl Borner was a Swiss citizen, starting for some German clubs in the 1920s. He was Swiss Champion in the 100 meters in 1924, 1927 and 1929, and the 200 in 1927 and 1929. At the 1924 Paris Olympic Games he was eliminated in the heats over 100 and 200, and the Swiss sprint relay was disqualified in the final. Borner was also entered for Switzerland in the 1936 Olympic 4x100 relay but did not start.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.7 (1926); 200 – 21.8 (1927).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics SUI Karl Borner
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h12 r1/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h4 r1/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Switzerland AC r3/3
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics SUI Karl Borner
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Switzerland DNS