Franz Wende

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Franz Wende,[1] also in Czech František Wende (3 June 1904 in Svoboda nad Úpou - 1968 in Bad Harzburg) was an ethnic German Czechoslovak ski jumper and nordic combined skier who has competed in the 1920s. He won two bronze medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in ski jumping (1925) and Nordic combined (1927). He also competed in the individual event at the 1924 Winter Olympics.[2]

Franz Wende
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Franz Wende in 1928
Medal record
Men's nordic skiing
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1925 Johannisbad Individual large hill
Bronze medal – third place 1927 Cortina d'Ampezzo Nordic combined

Wende and other three Ethnic German sportspeople, members of the Hauptverband Deutscher Wintersportvereine in der ČSR, represented Czechoslovakia at the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix.[3]


  1. ^ Profile at the Czech Olympic Committee website
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Franz Wende Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  3. ^ Tajemství jedné dřevěnky in Krkonoše - Jizerské hory, 1995/12.

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