Friedrich Hendrix

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Silver medal – second place 1932 Los Angeles 4x100 m relay

Friedrich ("Fritz") Hendrix (January 6, 1911 in AachenKIA August 30, 1941 in Proletarskaja near Leningrad) was a German athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

He competed for Germany in the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Helmut Körnig, Erich Borchmeyer and Arthur Jonath.

He was married to Marie Dollinger who competed in three Olympic Games. Their daughter Brunhilde Hendrix won also a silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was killed in action during World War II.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brunhilde Hendrix Archived February 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine, Sports Reference, retrieved 3 February 2014
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 July 2018.