Rudolf Burkert

Rudolf Burkert (31 October 1904 – 7 June 1985) was an Ethnic German Czechoslovak Nordic skier who competed in the 1920s and 1930s. He won a bronze medal in the ski jumping individual large hill competition at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, the first Winter Olympics medal in Czechoslovak history. He also finished 12th in the nordic combined event at those Olympics.

Rudolf Burkert
Medal record
Representing  Czechoslovakia
Men's Nordic combined
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1927 Cortina d'Ampezzo Individual
Men's ski jumping
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1928 St. Moritz Individual large hill
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1933 Innsbruck Individual large hill

Burkert won two medals in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, earning a nordic combined gold in 1927 and a ski jumping silver in 1933.

He was born in Polubný, Kořenov, Bohemia. In 1968 he emigrated to West Germany, where he died in 1985.