Germany at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Germany at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  GER
NOC German Olympic Sports Confederation
Website www.dosb.de (German) (English) (French)
At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam
Competitors 295 (260 men, 35 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Ernst Paulus
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
10
Silver
7
Bronze
14
Total
31
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Unified Team of Germany (1956–1964)
West Germany (1968–1988)
East Germany (1968–1988)
Saar (1952)

Germany competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Germany returned to the Olympic Games after not being invited to both the 1920 and 1924 Games. Despite a total absence of 16 years since 1912, German athletes were ranked 2nd. 295 competitors, 260 men and 35 women, took part in 95 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Radke, LinaLina Radke Athletics Women's 800 m August 2
 Gold von Langen, Carl FreiherrCarl Freiherr von Langen Equestrian Individual dressage August 11
 Gold Linkenbach, HermannHermann Linkenbach, Carl Freiherr von Langen,
Eugen Freiherr von Lotzbeck
Equestrian Team dressage August 11
 Gold Mayer, HeleneHelene Mayer Fencing Women's foil August 1
 Gold Moeschter, KurtKurt Moeschter, Bruno Müller Rowing Men's coxless pair August 10
 Gold Schrader, HildeHilde Schrader Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 Gold men's national water polo team, GermanyGermany men's national water polo team
Max Amann   Otto Cordes
Karl Bähre   Fritz Gunst
Emil Benecke   Erich Rademacher
Johann Blank   Joachim Rademacher
Water polo August 11
 Gold Helbig, KurtKurt Helbig Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg July 28
 Gold Straßberger, JosefJosef Straßberger Weightlifting Men's +82.5 kg July 29
 Gold Leucht, KurtKurt Leucht Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
 Silver Corts, RichardRichard Corts, Hubert Houben,
Helmut Körnig, Georg Lammers
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 Silver Engelhard, HermannHermann Engelhard, Richard Krebs,
Otto Neumann, Harry Werner Storz
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
 Silver Pistulla, ErnstErnst Pistulla Boxing Men's light heavyweight August 11
 Silver Casmir, ErwinErwin Casmir Fencing Men's foil August 11
 Silver Rademacher, ErichErich Rademacher Swimming Men's 200 m breaststroke August 8
 Silver Sperling, EduardEduard Sperling Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight August 5
 Silver Rieger, AdolfAdolf Rieger Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight August 5
 Bronze Lammers, GeorgGeorg Lammers Athletics Men's 100 m July 30
 Bronze Körnig, HelmutHelmut Körnig Athletics Men's 200 m August 1
 Bronze Büchner, JoachimJoachim Büchner Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
 Bronze Engelhard, HermannHermann Engelhard Athletics Men's 800 m July 31
 Bronze Hirschfeld, EmilEmil Hirschfeld Athletics Men's shot put July 29
 Bronze Holdmann, AnniAnni Holdmann, Leni Junker,
Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 Bronze Bernhardt, HansHans Bernhardt, Karl Köther Cycling Men's tandem August 6
 Bronze Neumann, BrunoBruno Neumann Equestrian Individual eventing August 11
 Bronze Oelkers, OlgaOlga Oelkers Fencing Women's foil August 1
 Bronze national field hockey team, GermanyGermany national field hockey team
Bruno Boche   Karl-Heinz Irmer
Georg Brunner   Herbert Kemmer
Heinz Förstendorf   Fritz Lincke
Erwin Franzkowiak   Herbert Müller
Werner Freyberg   Werner Proft
Theodor Haag   Heinz Schäfer
Hans Haußmann   Gerd Strantzen
Kurt Haverbeck   Kurt Weiß
Aribert Heymann   Rolf Wollner
Herbert Hobein   Heinz Wöltje
Fritz Horn   Erich Zander
Field hockey May 26
 Bronze Kahl, HelmuthHelmuth Kahl Modern pentathlon August 4
 Bronze Mühe, CharlotteCharlotte Mühe Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 Bronze Wölpert, HansHans Wölpert Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 28
 Bronze Gehring, GeorgGeorg Gehring Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight August 5

Athletics[edit]

Women's 100 metres[2]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Nils Ramm (SWE), points

Cycling[edit]

Ten cyclists, all men, represented Germany in 1928.

Individual road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

13 fencers, 10 men and 3 women, represented Germany in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Germany in 1928. Helmuth Kahl won a bronze medal.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water Polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 
  2. ^ Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Women's 100 metres. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2014-02-01.

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