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Tilly Fleischer (1911–2005)

Ottilie "Tilly" Fleischer was born on October 2, 1911 in Frankfurt am Mein, Hessen, Germany. Her father was a butcher. Tilly initially became interested in sports as a child and trained as a teenager in a variety of athletic activities that include shot put, pentathlon, and the discus and javelin throw. Fleischer won the bronze medal in the ... See full bio »

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Known For



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 1972 SIE - er - ES (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 August 1972 (1972) ... Self (as Tilly Grote-Fleischer)
 1964 Nur für uns (TV Series short)
- Episode dated 23 September 1964 (1964) ... Self (as Tilly Grote-Fleischer)
 1938 Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (Documentary)
Self - Javelin Throw, Germany (uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Tilly Grote-Fleischer


5' 6" (1.68 m)

Did You Know?


Ranked in the world top lists in both the women's shot put and women's javelin throw from 1929 to 1935. Moreover, Fleischer won the German championships in the women's javelin throw in 1932 and 1936 and the 4x100 relay team in 1931 and 1933 as well as set world records in the women's shot put in 1929 and 1930. See more »



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