Emil Hirschfeld

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Emil Hirschfeld
Emil Hirschfeld 1928.jpg
Emil Hirschfeld at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born 31 July 1903
Danzig, Germany
Died 23 February 1968 (aged 64)
East Berlin, Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
Sport Shot put, discus throw
Club Hindenburg Allenstein, Olsztyn

Emil Hirschfeld (31 July 1903 – 23 February 1968) was a German athlete who won a bronze medal in the shot put at the 1928 Olympics. The same year he set two world records in this event. At the 1932 Summer Olympics he finished fourth in the shot put and 14th in the discus throw.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emil Hirschfeld. sports-reference.com
Records
Preceded by
United States Ralph Rose
Men's Shot Put World Record Holder
6 May 1928 – 29 June 1928
Succeeded by
United States John Kuck
Preceded by
United States John Kuck
Men's Shot Put World Record Holder
26 August 1928 – 27 August 1932
Succeeded by
United States Leo Sexton