Arno BIEBERSTEIN

Germany GER

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    London 1908
  • Year of Birth
    1884
Olympic Results

Biography

Arno BIEBERSTEIN

German swimmer Arno Bieberstein won a gold medal in the 100 backstroke at the 1908 London Olympics. From 1905-07 he was German champion in the 100 back. Bieberstein competed for SC Hellas Magdeburg. By profession he was a bank clerk. In 1988 he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. As a result of a serious accident in childhood Bieberstein suffered from epilepsy. In 1918 while sun bathing on the diving platform in Hellas bath he suffered a seizure from which he died tragically.

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London 1908

G
100 metres Backstroke
100 metres Backstroke Swimming

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