Leni Junker

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Leni Junker
German women 4x100m team 1928 Olympics.jpg
Leni Junker (left) with the German 4×100 m team at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Helene Junker
Born 8 December 1905
Kassel, Germany
Died 9 February 1997 (aged 91)
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Club Kasseler Turngemeinde

Helene "Leni" Junker (later Thymm; 8 December 1905 – 9 February 1997) was a German sprint runner who competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics. She won a bronze medal in the 4×100 m, but failed to reach the final of the individual 100 m event. Earlier in 1925 she set a world record in the 110 yards at 12.2 seconds.

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