Full name: Joachim Rademacher
Born: June 20, 1906 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: October 21, 1970 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Hellas Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Sport: Water Polo
Related Olympians: Brother of Erich Rademacher.
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
Joachim Rademacher was a member of the team that won the first gold medal by a German water polo team at the Amsterdam Olympics. In Los Angeles the team came in second and won the silver medal behind Hungary. He took silver and bronze at the European Championships in 1931 in Paris and 1926 in Budapest, respectively. Rademacher also excelled as a freestyle and breaststroke swimmer, winning European Championships in 1926-27 in the 4x200 free relay and placing 3rd in the 1926-27 1500 freestyle. Domestically he won four German titles in the now-defunct breaststroke relays, also winning the 1500 freestyle in 1927, open-water swimming in 1931, and water polo titles in 1925-26, 1928-1931, 1933.
Rademacher later owned a kiosk within the Westfalenhalle of Dortmund. He was the uncle of Ulrich Rademacher who won 11 German Championships in swimming between 1954 and 1958 and set 37 German records.
|1928 Summer||21||Amsterdam||Water Polo||Men's Water Polo||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1932 Summer||26||Los Angeles||Water Polo||Men's Water Polo||Germany||GER||2||Silver|
|1928 Summer||21||Amsterdam||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1928-08-10||GER 5, HUN 2||0|
|1928 Summer||21||Amsterdam||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||1928-08-07||GER 8, GBR 5||2|
|1928 Summer||21||Amsterdam||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Quarter-Finals||Match #4||1||1928-08-06||GER 5, BEL 3||0|
|1932 Summer||26||Los Angeles||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Round-Robin||Match #1||1||1932-08-04||GER 7, BRA 3||2|
|1932 Summer||26||Los Angeles||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Round-Robin||Match #3||2||1932-08-06||HUN 6, GER 2||1|
|1932 Summer||26||Los Angeles||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Round-Robin||Match #6||1T||1932-08-09||USA 4, GER 4||0|
|1932 Summer||26||Los Angeles||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Round-Robin||Match #8||1||1932-08-12||GER 10, JPN 0||3|