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Carl Ludwig Luz LONG

Germany
TeamGermany
AthleticsAthletics
Olympic Medals
1S
Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesBerlin 1936
Year of Birth1913

Biography

Luz Long was a German long jumper who competed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, winning a silver medal behind Jesse Owens. Long was German long jump champion in 1933-34 and 1936-39. He won two bronze medals at the 1934 and 1938 European Championships and at the World University Games he won a silver medal in 1935 and a gold in 1937. Between 1933 and 1937 he set five European records. Long was killed in World War II.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.90 (1937); TJ – 14.80 (1936).

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