Rudolf Ismayr

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Rudolf Ismayr
Rudolf Ismayr 1932.jpg
Personal information
Born 14 October 1908
Landshut, Germany
Died 9 May 1998 (aged 89)
Marquartstein, Bayern, Germany
Sport Weightlifting
Club SC Roland München

Rudolf Ismayr (14 October 1908 – 9 May 1998) was a German weightlifter. He won a gold medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and a silver medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as a silver medal at the 1938 World Championships. Between 1931 and 1935 he set five official and six unofficial world records.[1][2]

Ismayr took the Olympic Oath at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.[3]


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  2. ^ Rudolf Ismayr.
  3. ^ IOC 1936 Summer Olympics. Retrieved on 2014-08-10.