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Olympic Winner Alfred Schwarzmann - Fürth, Germany, BY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
N 49° 28.481 E 010° 59.330
32U E 644076 N 5482128
Quick Description: At the pedestriabn area 'Schwabacher Straße' in Fürth, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exist several plaques for sons of the city. One of them is for the Olympic Winner Alfred Schwarzmann.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 10/27/2014 2:22:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMMQRR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
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Long Description:
At the pedestriabn area 'Schwabacher Straße' in Fürth, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exist several plaques for sons of the city. One of them is for the Olympic Winner Alfred Schwarzmann.

The plaque is attached to the pavement.
Its text:
'Alfred Schwarzmann 1912-2000
Turn-Olympiasieger 1936'
(Alfred Schwarzmann 1912-2000
Olympic Winner in Gymnastics 1936)

It can be visited all the time without any restrictions.


Wikipedia knows about Alfred Schwarzmann:
'Karl Alfred Schwarzmann (22 March 1912 – 11 March 2000) was a German Olympic Gymnast and Fallschirmjäger during World War II.

He won three Gold medals and two Bronze medals in the Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin and another Silver medal in the Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. As a Fallschirmjäger he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.'

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