Germany at the 1928 Summer Olympics


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]

Germany at the
1928 Summer Olympics
IOC codeGER
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Amsterdam
Competitors295 (260 men, 35 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearerErnst 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)

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 GoldLina Radke Athletics Women's 800 m August 2
 GoldCarl Freiherr von Langen Equestrian Individual dressage August 11
 GoldHermann Linkenbach, Carl Freiherr von Langen,
Eugen Freiherr von Lotzbeck
Equestrian Team dressage August 11
 GoldHelene Mayer Fencing Women's foil August 1
 GoldKurt Moeschter, Bruno Müller Rowing Men's coxless pair August 10
 GoldHilde Schrader Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 GoldGermany men's national water polo team
Water poloAugust 11
 GoldKurt Helbig Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg July 28
 GoldJosef Straßberger Weightlifting Men's +82.5 kg July 29
 GoldKurt Leucht Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
 SilverRichard Corts, Hubert Houben,
Helmut Körnig, Georg Lammers
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 SilverHermann Engelhard, Richard Krebs,
Otto Neumann, Harry Werner Storz
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
 SilverErnst Pistulla Boxing Men's light heavyweight August 11
 SilverErwin Casmir Fencing Men's foil August 11
 SilverErich Rademacher Swimming Men's 200 m breaststroke August 8
 SilverEduard Sperling Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight August 5
 SilverAdolf Rieger Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight August 5
 BronzeGeorg Lammers Athletics Men's 100 m July 30
 BronzeHelmut Körnig Athletics Men's 200 m August 1
 BronzeJoachim Büchner Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
 BronzeHermann Engelhard Athletics Men's 800 m July 31
 BronzeEmil Hirschfeld Athletics Men's shot put July 29
 BronzeAnni Holdmann, Leni Junker,
Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 BronzeHans Bernhardt, Karl Köther Cycling Men's tandem August 6
 BronzeBruno Neumann Equestrian Individual eventing August 11
 BronzeOlga Oelkers Fencing Women's foil August 1
 BronzeGermany national field hockey team
Field hockeyMay 26
 BronzeHelmuth Kahl Modern pentathlon August 4
 BronzeCharlotte Mühe Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 9
 BronzeHans Wölpert Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 28
 BronzeGeorg Gehring Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight August 5

Athletics

Women's 100 metres[2]

Boxing

Men's Flyweight ( 50.8 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

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

Cycling

Ten cyclists, all men, represented Germany in 1928.

Individual road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

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

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

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

Rowing

Sailing

Swimming

Water Polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

  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.