|birthday||January 6, 1896|
|place of birth||Chojnice , German Empire|
|date of death||1962|
|Place of death||Berlin , FR Germany|
|discipline||500 m, 1500 m, 5000 m, 10,000 m|
|society||Berlin ice skating club|
|Pers. Best times||48.4 (500 m) 1928
2: 37.6 (1500 m) 1928
9: 20.0 (5000 m) 1928
19: 01.6 (10,000 m) 1928
In 1928 Mayke ran his personal bests over all distances. In the same year he also took part in the World Championships in Davos and the Olympic Winter Games in St. Moritz , where he finished 24th over 500 m. Mayke also competed over 5000 m in St. Moritz, but did not finish his race.
Mayke came to Berlin with his family from the West Prussian town of Konitz in 1900 , where they lived for a long time in the Schöneberg district . His father was a landscape gardener. Mayke was married twice, his long-time wife Luise Placke came from Osnabrück .
During the First World War he was a soldier in the cavalry of the Prussian army. During the war in 1916, at the age of 20, he was wounded in the shoulder and had a hole in his left shoulder as a result. After the war he worked in a coffee roastery.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German speed skater|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 6, 1896|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Chojnice|
|DATE OF DEATH||1962|
|Place of death||Berlin|