Der Hamburger und Germania Ruder Club

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Der Hamburger und Germania Ruder Club
Location Hamburg, Germany
Founded 1836 (1836)
Former names Der Hamburger Ruder Club (until 1934 merger)
Notable members
Bastian Seibt

Der Hamburger und Germania Ruder Club is a rowing club in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 1836 as Der Hamburger Ruder Club, the club is the fourth oldest rowing club in the world (2nd if only counting non-academically affiliated clubs) after Brasenose College Boat Club, Jesus College Boat Club (Oxford) and Leander Club . The Germania Ruder Club, which was founded in 1854 merged with Der Hamburger Ruder Club in 1934, with the joint club adapting the current name.

The current boathouse was built in 1924.

Notable Rowers[edit]

Bastian Seibt from this club represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.[1]


  1. ^ Staff. "Team Hamburg - Athleten". Team Hamburg of the Hamburg Sport Federation and the Olympic point Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein. Retrieved 2008-08-17.  (German)

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