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was a German
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weightlifter and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics
The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was a major world wide multi-athletic event which was celebrated in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. No other cities made a bid to host these Olympics. Held during the worldwide Great Depression, many nations...
in Los Angeles
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. He received a silver medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics
The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin won the bid to host the Games over Barcelona, Spain on April 26, 1931, at the 29th IOC Session in Barcelona...
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He was expected by Hitler to get the golden medal but the Egyptian Khadr El Touni
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Ismayr took the Olympic Oath
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at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.