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Heinrich Burger

Full name: Heinrich Burger
Gender: Male
Born: May 31, 1881 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Died: April 27, 1942 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: MEV, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In 1908 Heinrich Burger and Annie Hübler were the first Germans to won the pairs World Championship and they were the first German winter-sport Olympic Champions. They repeated as World Champions in 1910, and won German titles in 1907 and 1909. Burger was also successful as a singles skater, winning three German Championships in 1904, and 1906-07. He was also runner-up at the World Championships in 1904 and 1906, and third in 1908. In 1905 he was runner-up at the European Championships. Burger later became a figure skating judge, serving on the jury at the 1928 Winter Olympics. He was a lawyer by profession.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Mixed Pairs Germany GER 1 Gold

Mixed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings 1
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings Judge #1 1
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings Judge #2 1
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings Judge #3 1
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings Judge #4 1
1908 Summer 26 London Figure Skating Germany GER Annie Hübler Final Standings Judge #5 1
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