Retrieved 20 August Telegraph Media Group Limited. German runner Otto Peltzer, for instance, competed in the and Olympicsbut was arrested by the Nazis in for his homosexuality and was later sent to the concentration camps. He was unable to defend his 10m synchronised title, as his dive partner Blake Aldridge had been injured in a brawl at a nightclub several days before the championships and was unable to dive. Retrieved 22 August World Diving Champions in Men's 10 metre Platform.
German runner Otto Peltzer, for instance, competed in the and Olympicsbut was arrested by the Nazis in for his homosexuality and was later sent to the concentration camps.
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