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Rudolf Soenning

Full name: Rudolf Soenning
Gender: Male
Born: December 5, 1904 in Memmingen, Bayern, Germany
Died: August 2, 1980
Affiliations: Münchner SC, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

Dr. Rudolf Soenning later became an ophthalmologist and a politician. Between 1950 and 1970 he was a member of the Landtag of Bavaria (1950-52 for the liberal party FDP and from 1952-70 for the Bavarian party CSU). In 1979 he self-published his autobiography Ein unbequemer Zeitgenosse (An Inconvenient Contemporary). In 1975 he was awarded the Paracelsus Medal by the Bundesärztekammer. Little is known about his bob sleigh career, other than that he took part in the Olympics 1928 in the four/five-man bob.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four/Five Germany-1 GER 18

Men's Four/Five

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Final Standings
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Run 1
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Run 2