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Werner Rittberger

Full name: Werner Rittberger
Gender: Male
Born: July 13, 1891 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: August 12, 1975 in Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Biography

Werner Rittberger was one of the most successful German figure skaters of all times. Only the non-participation of Germany at the Games 1920 and 1924 prevented him to be more successful. He was the founder of a skating jump named after him which is still part of mostly all figure skating performances. After World War II he became a famous trainer in Krefeld and was involved in building up the Düsseldorfer EG, one of the leading ice hockey clubs in Germany. At the games 1956 he was one of the referees of men's figure skating.

He had the following placements at major international championships - Men: 1910 World Championships (2nd); 1911 World Championships (2nd); 1912 World Championships (2nd); 1913 World Championships (7th); 1926 World Championships (4th); 1910 European Championships (2nd); 1911 European Championships (3rd); 1922 European Championships (4th); 1924 European Championships (3rd); 1925 European Championships (2nd).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Men's Singles Germany GER AC DNF

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TO O
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Final Standings AC DNF
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures 12 5×12+ 82.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #1 9 9.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #2 12 12.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #3 11 11.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #4 15 15.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #5 12 12.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #6 14 14.0
1928 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #7 9 9.0