Werner March

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Olympic medal record
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Gold 1936 Berlin Town planning
Silver 1936 Berlin Architecture
Berlin Olympic Stadium

Werner Julius March (17 January 1894 – 11 January 1976) was a German architect.

He was born in Charlottenburg and died in Berlin.

For the 1936 Summer Olympics in Germany, March created his most famous work, Berlin's Olympic Stadium. The stadium with a capacity of now 74,228 is one of the Germany's major sports venues and was used both for the 1974 and 2006 FIFA World Cup.

He was the son of Otto March, the architect of Berlin's first Olympic stadium. This stadium was never used for its original purpose, though, because the 1916 Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War I. Together with his brother Walter he won a gold medal in art competition in 1936.

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