Rudolf Lippert

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Olympic medal record
Men's Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team eventing
Rolf Lippert
Born 29 October 1900
Leipzig
Died 1 April 1945 (1945-05) (aged 44)
near Bielefeld
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 5. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Rudolf Lippert (born 29 October 1900 in Leipzig; died 1 April 1945 in Bielefeld) was a German horse rider who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II.

In 1936 he and his horse Fasan won the gold medal as part of the German eventing team in the team eventing competition after finishing sixth in the individual eventing competition.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 510.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Karl Decker
Commander of 5. Panzer-Division
16 October 1944 – 5 February 1945
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Günther Hoffmann-Schönborn