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Gustav Jaenecke

Full name: Gustav Jaenecke
Nickname(s): Justav
Gender: Male
Born: May 22, 1908 in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 30, 1985 in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In 1928 Gustav Jaenecke was still a schoolboy and consequently was not originally chosen for the Olympics, until the German Eislauf-Verbandes intervented at the culture ministry to get him on the team. He grew up to be the most popular German ice hockey player in the 1920s and -30s. He was also an excellent tennis player, playing five times for the German Davis Cup team and winning the 1932 German Championship in men’s singles.

Between 1926 and 1937 Jaenecke won multiple German ice hockey titles with Berlin and was twice a Spengler Cup winner. In 1944 he won his 10th German title with Berliner SC/SC Brandenburg. He played both left wing and defense, often playing the entire 60 minutes in games, causing even the Canadians to praise his strength. After World War II he moved to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, joined SC Riessersee and won three further national titles, playing competitively until 1951. He later became the director of the Bad Neuenahr casino. Jaenecke was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto in 1998 and the German Sport Hall of Fame in 2008. His autobiography, Jagd hinter dem Puck, was published in 1939.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Germany GER 8T
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Germany GER 3 Bronze
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Germany GER 5T

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 8T 1928-02-11 0 0 0
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Germany GER Group C Match #2 1T 1928-02-12 GER 0, AUT 0 0
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Germany GER Group C Match #3 2 1928-02-16 SUI 1, GER 0 0
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 3 1932-02-04 1 0 4
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #2 1 1932-02-04 GER 2, POL 1 1 0
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #4 2 1932-02-06 CAN 4, GER 1 0 0 2
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #6 2 1932-02-07 USA 7, GER 0 0 0
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #8 2 1932-02-08 CAN 5, GER 0 0 0 0
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #10 2 1932-02-10 USA 8, GER 0 0 0
1932 Winter 23 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Germany GER Round-Robin Match #11 1 1932-02-13 GER 4, POL 1 0 2
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1936-02-06 3 0 2
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group A Match #1 1 1936-02-11 GER 2, HUN 1 1
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group A Match #4 1T 1936-02-12 GER 1, GBR 1 0 0
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group A Match #6 2 1936-02-13 CAN 6, GER 2 0 0 0
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #1 2 1936-02-06 USA 1, GER 0 0 0 2
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #3 1 1936-02-07 GER 3, ITA 0 1
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #5 1 1936-02-08 GER 2, SUI 0 1