Emmy Albus initially belonged to the sports club Barmer TV 1846 until 1936 , then to SC Charlottenburg . After the Second World War, she started for SSV Wuppertal 04 , which was then merged into Wuppertaler SV in 1954 . During her competition time, she was 1.72 m tall and weighed 57 kg. In 1956 she married the sprinter Walter Liersch.
Participation in international highlights:
- 1936, Olympic Games , 4 x 100 meter relay: eliminated in the finals after losing baton (world record in the run-up, see section Records); 100-meter run: 6th place (12.3 s)
- 1938, European Championships: 1st place with the 4 x 100 meter relay (46.8 s: Josefine Kohl , Käthe Krauss , Emmy Albus, Ida Kühnel ); 100-meter run: 6th place (12.4 s)
Records (4 x 100 meter relay race)
- 48.7 s, German record; June 10, 1934, Wittenberg (Emmy Albus, Käthe Krauß , Marie Dollinger , Ilse Dörffeldt )
- 47.5 s, European record; June 24, 1934, Lennep (Emmy Albus, Käthe Krauß , Marie Dollinger , Ilse Dörffeldt )
- 46.5 s, world record; June 21, 1936, Cologne ( Käthe Krauß , Emmy Albus, Marie Dollinger , Grete Winkels )
- 46.4 s, world record, August 8, 1936, Berlin (preliminary to the Olympic Games; Emmy Albus, Käthe Krauß , Marie Dollinger , Ilse Dörffeldt )
- Klaus Amrhein: Biographical manual on the history of German athletics 1898–2005 . 2 volumes. Darmstadt 2005 published on German Athletics Promotion and Project Society.
- From the book "Wuppertal's Olympic History" (1996, Verlag JH Born GmbH)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German athlete|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 13, 1911|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Barmen|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 20, 1995|
|Place of death||Berlin|