Emmy Albus
Emmy Albus at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born13 December 1911
Wuppertal, Germany
Died20 September 1995 (aged 83)
Berlin, Germany
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m, 200 m
ClubBarmer TV 1846, Wuppertal
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m – 11.9 (1936)
200 m – 26.0 (1935)[1][2]
Medal record
Representing  Germany
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1938 Vienna 4×100 m relay

Emmy Albus (13 December 1911 – 20 September 1995) was a German sprinter who won a gold medal in 4 × 100 m relay at the 1938 European Championships, the same year she set a world record in the 4 × 200 m relay.[1]

At the 1936 Berlin Olympics her 4 × 100 m team set a world record in the semifinals and led the final until a missed exchange in the final leg. Individually, she finished sixth in the 100 m event.[1]

In 1958 Albus married Walter Liersch, a fellow German sprinter.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Emmy Albus. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Emmy Albus. trackfield.brinkster.net