Germany at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Germany at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg
IOC code GER
NOC German Olympic Sports Confederation
Website www.dosb.de  (in German, English, and French)
in Berlin
Competitors433 (389 men and 44 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearer Hans Fritsch
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
33
Silver
26
Bronze
30
Total
89
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
Flag of Saar (1947-1956).svg  Saar (1952)
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany (1956–1964)
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany (1968–1988)
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany (1968–1988)

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]

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

First round

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

Second round

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

Second consolation round

Winners advanced to the third round.

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

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg  Germany (H)2200101+94 Semi-finals
2Flag of Afghanistan (1931-1973).svg  Afghanistan 201171031
3Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 201161261
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host
6 August 1936
18:00
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg6–0Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Report

8 August 1936
16:30
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg4–1Flag of Afghanistan (1931-1973).svg  Afghanistan
Report

Semi-finals

12 August 1936
18:00
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg3–0Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands

Gold medal match

15 August 1936
11:00
India  India-Viceroy-1885.svg8–1Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Chand Field hockey ball.svg 32', 44', 45', 70'
Tapsell Field hockey ball.svg 43'
Jaffar Field hockey ball.svg 56'
Dara Field hockey ball.svg 62', ?'
Report Weiß Field hockey ball.svg 51'

Football

First round

Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg9–0Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg
Urban Soccerball shade.svg 16', 54', 75'
Simetsreiter Soccerball shade.svg 32', 48', 74'
Gauchel Soccerball shade.svg 49', 89'
Elbern Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Report
Berlin Poststadion
Attendance: 12.000
Referee: Pál von Hertzka (HUN)

Quarter-finals

Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg0–2Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Report Isaksen Soccerball shade.svg 7', 83'
Berlin Poststadion
Attendance: 55.000
Referee: Arthur Willoughby Barton (GBR)

Gymnastics

Handball

Preliminary round

Group A

TeamPWTLGFGAGDPts.
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg  Germany 2200511+504
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 2101724−172
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2002336−330
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg22 – 0Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg7 – 2Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg29 – 1Flag of the United States.svg  United States

Final round

TeamPWTLGFGAGDPts.
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg  Germany 33004518+276
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 32012823+54
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 31022232−102
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 30031840−220
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg19 – 6Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Austria  Flag of Austria.svg11 – 6Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Austria  Flag of Austria.svg11 – 7Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg16 – 6Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg10 – 5Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Germany  Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg10 – 6Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Attendance: 100,000 [2]

Modern pentathlon

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

Polo

Group B
Hungary 8–8 Germany
Hungary 16–6 Germany

Rowing

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

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

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