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Bernhard Baier

Full name: Bernhard Baier
Gender: Male
Born: August 12, 1912 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: April 26, 2003 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Wasserfreunde 98, Hannover (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Husband of Trudi Meyer.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

A law student, Baier was discovered as a water polo player during the 1935 Student Games in Budapest. He joined the German national team the following year, and played at the Berlin Olympics, where Germany placed second. In the 43 games spanning his international career, he also played in the 1938 European Championships, again finishing second. With Wasserfreunde Hannover, he won four national titles (1936-1938 and 1948) . After the war, Baier joined the government of Lower Saxony, but also became a sports administrator. From 1950 to 1960, he was president of the German Swimming Federation, and he was co-founder of the German Sports Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #2 1T 1936-08-14 HUN 2, GER 2 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #3 1 1936-08-15 GER 4, BEL 1 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #2 1 1936-08-11 GER 3, AUT 1 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #1 1 1936-08-08 GER 8, FRA 1 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #4 1 1936-08-09 GER 6, TCH 1 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #5 1 1936-08-10 GER 13, JPN 1 0
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