Germany at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Germany was the host nation and top medal recipient for the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. 433 competitors, 389 men and 44 women, took part in 143 events in 22 sports.[1]

Germany at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of the German Reich (1935–1945).svg
IOC codeGER
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Berlin
Competitors433 (389 men and 44 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearerHans Fritsch
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
33
Silver
26
Bronze
30
Total
89
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)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

First roundEdit

Winners advanced to the second round, while losers competed in the first consolation round for another chance to move on.

Second roundEdit

Winners advanced to the third round, while losers competed in the second consolation round for another chance to move on.

Second consolation roundEdit

Winners advanced to the third round.

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Twelve cyclists, all men, represented Germany in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

16 fencers, 13 men and 3 women, represented Germany in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Field hockeyEdit

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany (H) 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 4 Semi-finals
2   Afghanistan 2 0 1 1 7 10 −3 1
3   Denmark 2 0 1 1 6 12 −6 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host
6 August 1936
18:00
Germany   6–0   Denmark
Report

8 August 1936
16:30
Germany   4–1   Afghanistan
Report

Semi-finalsEdit

12 August 1936
18:00
Germany   3–0   Netherlands

Gold medal matchEdit

15 August 1936
11:00
India   8–1   Germany
Chand   32'44'45'70'
Tapsell   43'
Jaffar   56'
Dara   62'?'
Report Weiß   51'

FootballEdit

First roundEdit

Germany  9–0  Luxembourg
Urban   16'54'75'
Simetsreiter   32'48'74'
Gauchel   49'89'
Elbern   76'
Report
Attendance: 12.000
Referee: Pál von Hertzka (HUN)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Germany  0–2  Norway
Report Isaksen   7'83'
Attendance: 55.000

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team P W T L GF GA GD Pts.
  Germany 2 2 0 0 51 1 +50 4
  Hungary 2 1 0 1 7 24 −17 2
  United States 2 0 0 2 3 36 −33 0
Germany   22 – 0   Hungary
Hungary   7 – 2   United States
Germany   29 – 1   United States

Final roundEdit

Team P W T L GF GA GD Pts.
  Germany 3 3 0 0 45 18 +27 6
  Austria 3 2 0 1 28 23 +5 4
   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 22 32 −10 2
  Hungary 3 0 0 3 18 40 −22 0
Germany   19 – 6   Hungary
Austria   11 – 6    Switzerland
Austria   11 – 7   Hungary
Germany   16 – 6    Switzerland
Switzerland    10 – 5   Hungary
Germany   10 – 6   Austria Attendance: 100,000[2]

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Germany in 1936, with Gotthard Handrick winning gold.

PoloEdit

Group B
Hungary8–8Germany
Hungary16–6Germany

RowingEdit

Germany had 26 rowers participate in seven out of seven rowing events in 1936.[3]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Nine shooters represented Germany in 1936. In the 25 m pistol event Cornelius van Oyen won gold and Heinrich Hax won silver.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Germany at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. ^ Kopp, Johannes (18 January 2019). "Vollrausch der Ahnungslosen" [drunken stupor of the unsuspecting]. taz (in German). Archived from the original on 28 February 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Germany Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

External linksEdit