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Inga "Ine" Schäffer (later - Mayer Bojana)[1] (March 28, 1923 – April 2009) was an Austrian athlete who competed mainly in the Shot put. She was an Austrian champion in shot put, javelin, and discus. Between 1943 and 1950, she beat Austrian track and field records five times.[2] She represented Austria in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom in the shot put, where she won the bronze medal. Schäffer immigrated to Canada in 1952, and later taught physical education in British Columbia. She married former assistant coach Karl Spreitz in 1953. She died in Victoria, B.C. in 2009. [3]

Olympic medal record
Women’s athletics
Representing  Austria
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London Shot put

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  1. ^ Biography at sports-reference.com Archived 2012-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Ina Spreitz Obituary". Times Colonist. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Ina Spreitz Obituary". Times Colonist. Retrieved 5 December 2018.

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