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Walter March

Full name: Walter Frederick March
Gender: Male
Born: August 26, 1898 in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: August 23, 1969 in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Brother of Werner March.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Walter and [Werner March] were brothers and the sons of Otto March, who built the German Stadium in Berlin of 1913, where the proposed 1916 Olympics were to have taken place. Walter stood in his brother’s during their lifetime.

Both brothers were architects and won the 1926 competition for the construction of the Berlin sports forum. In fall 1933, they were awarded the contract to build the Reichssportfeld and the Olympic Stadium for 1936. While Walter March went to the US, Werner collaborated with the Nazis and joined the party in 1933. Walter March later became a founding member of the Carl-Diem-Institute (1964).

Results

Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 37 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings 1

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 37 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings 2

Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event

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