Luz Long

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Luz Long
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Personal information
Birth name Carl Ludwig Long
National team Germany Germany
Born 27 Apryle 1913(1913-04-27)
Leipzig, Germany
Dee'd 14 Julie 1943(1943-07-14) (aged 30)
Acate, Sicily, Italy
Hicht 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)

Carl Ludwig "Lu(t)z" Long (27 Aprile 1913[1] – 14 Julie 1943) wis a German Olympic lang-jumper, notable for winnin Siller in the event at the 1936 Simmer Olympics in Berlin an for reputitly gien advice tae his competitor, Jesse Owens, wha went on tae win the gowd medal for the broad jump (as the lang jump wis then termed) as a result o Long's advice.[2] Luz Long wan the German lang jump championship sax times in 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, an 1939.

Long wis killed in action servin in the German Airmy during Warld War II.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Luz Long Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-03-26. 
  2. Schwartz, Larry (2007). "ESPN.com: Owens pierced a myth". Retrieved 2008-08-14.