Germany at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Nazi 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
IOC codeGER
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German) (in English) (in 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)

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Twelve cyclists, all men, represented Germany in 1936.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

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 hockey

Football

Gymnastics

Handball

Modern pentathlon

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

Polo

Rowing

Germany had 26 rowers participate in seven out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

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

Sailing

Shooting

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

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

  1. "Germany at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Germany Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
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