Alfred Steinke was one of the oldest participants ever in the ice hockey competition in the Olympics togehter with the Hungarian goalie Béla Ordódy. They both participated in the 1928 Olympics in St. Mortiz. Later he became one of the leading ice hockey administrators in Germany. From 1935 he was a technical director for ice hockey and in 1936 was a member of the Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and was the organizer of the ice hockey tournament, as well as a referee. Steinke was also co-author of the German ice hockey and roller sport magazine Eishockey im Deutschen Eislauf-Verband. Steinke was killed in action in Berlin during the last days of World War II.
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