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Josef Neckermann

Full name: Josef Carl Peter Neckermann
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: June 5, 1912 in Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
Died: January 13, 1992 in Dreieich, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: RV Gravenbruch, Neu-Isenburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Father of Eva-Maria Pracht; Grandfather of Martina Pracht.

Medals: 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze (6 Total)

Biography

Josef Neckermann is among the richest private citizens to have ever competed at the Olympic Games. Despite this, he did quite well, winning six medals in the dressage. Neckermann's Olympics medals were as follows: 1960 – individual bronze, 1964 – team gold, 1968 – team gold and individual silver, 1972 – team silver and individual bronze. At the World Championships his best performance came in 1966 when he won the individual title and helped the FRG to the team dressage title. Neckermann made his fortune as the owner of one of Europe's largest department stores. He also became president of Stiftung Deutsche Sporthilfe, a foundation to aid high-performance sportsmen. He was a member of the West German National Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual Germany GER 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual Germany GER 5
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team Germany GER 1 Gold
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual West Germany FRG 2 Silver
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team West Germany FRG 1 Gold
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual West Germany FRG 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team West Germany FRG 2 Silver

Mixed Dressage, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Final Standings 3 2,082
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Final Round 4 1,011
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Final Round Judge #1 5 325
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Final Round Judge #2 4 333
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Final Round Judge #3 3 353
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Qualifying Round 2 QU 1,071
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Qualifying Round Judge #1 2 349
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Qualifying Round Judge #2 1 363
1960 Summer 48 Roma Equestrianism Germany Asbach Qualifying Round Judge #3 3 359
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Antoinette Final Standings 5 1,429
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Antoinette Final Round 5 597
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Antoinette Qualifying Round 6 QU 832
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Mariano Final Standings 2 1,546
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Mariano Final Round 7 598
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Mariano Qualifying Round 1 QU 948
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Standings 3 1,177
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round 3 1,177
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round Judge #1 2 247
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round Judge #2 4 240
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round Judge #3 7 211
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round Judge #4 2T 245
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Final Round Judge #5 3 234
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round 3 QU 1,706
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round Judge #1 2 350
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round Judge #2 4 355
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round Judge #3 8 314
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round Judge #4 4T 347
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany Venetia Qualifying Round Judge #5 5T 340

Mixed Dressage, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1964 Summer 52 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Antoinette Final Standings 1 832
1968 Summer 56 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany FRG Mariano Final Standings 1 948
1972 Summer 60 München Equestrianism West Germany FRG Venetia Final Standings 2 1,706