Josef Hasenöhrl

Josef Hasenöhrl (5 May 1915 – 13 March 1945 in Schöndorf (an der Ruwer)) was an Austrian rower who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was killed in action in World War II.

Josef Hasenöhrl
Personal information
Born5 May 1915
Died13 March 1945(1945-03-13) (aged 29)
ClubRV Ellida
Medal record

Hasenöhrl was a sculler with Ruderverein Ellida, Vienna. In 1936 he won the silver medal in the single sculls competition rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1] In 1937 he won the Diamond Challenge Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta beating J F Coulson in the final.[2] His coach was Tom Sullivan.[3]

Hasenöhrl was serving as a lieutenant with the Wehrmacht when he lost his life on the Western Front (World War II) at the end of the Second World War.[1][4]

He is buried at Sandweiler (Block P, Grab 214).[5]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Josef Hasenöhrl". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ Henley Royal Regatta Results of Final Races 1839–1939 Archived 9 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Sullivan in London". Otago Daily Times (23693). 28 December 1938. p. 9. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Josef Hasenöhrl". Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge.

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