Lammers (left) at the 1928 Olympics
|Born||14 April 1905
|Died||17 March 1987 (aged 81)
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb)|
|Event(s)||100 m, 200 m|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||100 m – 10.4 (1928)
200 m – 21.5 (1927)
Georg Lammers (14 April 1905 – 17 March 1987) was a German sprinter who competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m relay, together with Richard Corts, Hubert Houben and Helmut Körnig, and a bronze in the individual 100 m event.
During his career Lammers won eight national titles and set 13 world records. After retiring from competitions he worked as a bank clerk, then as a policeman and finally as a superintendent. He was one of the founders of the “Vereinigung alter Leichtathleten” (Association of Former Athletes) and of police sport in Germany after World War II. His daughter Senta competed in sprint at the national level.
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