Germany at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Germany at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg
IOC code GER
NOC German Olympic Sports Confederation
Website www.dosb.de (in German) (in English) (in French)
in Amsterdam
Competitors 295 (260 men, 35 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Ernst Paulus
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
10
Silver
7
Bronze
14
Total
31
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)
 East Germany (1968–1988)
 West Germany (1968–1988)

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 Lina Radke Athletics Women's 800 m August 2
 Gold Carl Freiherr von Langen Equestrian Individual dressage August 11
 Gold Hermann Linkenbach, Carl Freiherr von Langen,
Eugen Freiherr von Lotzbeck
Equestrian Team dressage August 11
 Gold Helene Mayer Fencing Women's foil August 1
 Gold Kurt Moeschter, Bruno Müller Rowing Men's coxless pair August 10
 Gold Hilde Schrader Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 Gold Germany 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 Kurt Helbig Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg July 28
 Gold Josef Straßberger Weightlifting Men's +82.5 kg July 29
 Gold Kurt Leucht Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
 Silver Richard Corts, Hubert Houben,
Helmut Körnig, Georg Lammers
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 Silver Hermann Engelhard, Richard Krebs,
Otto Neumann, Harry Werner Storz
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
 Silver Ernst Pistulla Boxing Men's light heavyweight August 11
 Silver Erwin Casmir Fencing Men's foil August 11
 Silver Erich Rademacher Swimming Men's 200 m breaststroke August 8
 Silver Eduard Sperling Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight August 5
 Silver Adolf Rieger Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight August 5
 Bronze Georg Lammers Athletics Men's 100 m July 30
 Bronze Helmut Körnig Athletics Men's 200 m August 1
 Bronze Joachim Büchner Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
 Bronze Hermann Engelhard Athletics Men's 800 m July 31
 Bronze Emil Hirschfeld Athletics Men's shot put July 29
 Bronze Anni Holdmann, Leni Junker,
Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 Bronze Hans Bernhardt, Karl Köther Cycling Men's tandem August 6
 Bronze Bruno Neumann Equestrian Individual eventing August 11
 Bronze Olga Oelkers Fencing Women's foil August 1
 Bronze Germany 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 Helmuth Kahl Modern pentathlon August 4
 Bronze Charlotte Mühe Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 Bronze Hans Wölpert Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 28
 Bronze Georg 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. Archived from the original on 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 
  2. ^ Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Archived November 10, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2014-02-01.

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